Showcase Pentacon 50mm f/1.8 MC

Discussion in 'Adapted Lens Sample Image Showcase' started by lesioc, Oct 25, 2010.

  1. lesioc

    lesioc Mu-43 Regular

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    Oct 25, 2010
    Gliwice, Poland
    My favorite lens for Lumix G1





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    This lens can be reversed to achieve quite good macro. I usually have this lens with two adapters attached: m4/3-to-M42 on the camera side, and m4/3-to-52mm reverse mount ring with 52mm extension tube on the filter side. In this way I can switch between portrait lens (with a hood) and macro lens in 2 seconds (and the same m4/3 cap can be used to protect glass in both configurations).

    reversed=macro sample:

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  2. RetroBoy

    RetroBoy Mu-43 Regular

    Gorgeous colours.
    I also have one of these, close up manual focus is super finely tunable due to the long throw of the focus ring. I have to manually press the little lever to close the aperture blades though, so it's a bit of work using it.
     
  3. andyw

    andyw Mu-43 Veteran

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    Jan 27, 2010
    Surrey. UK
    Very impressive lens this!!

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  4. knocker88

    knocker88 Mu-43 Regular

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    Feb 24, 2011
    Salisbury, U.K
    Pentacon...

    I also use this lens with my G1.....love it!

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  5. gracefruit

    gracefruit Mu-43 Regular

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    central scotland
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  6. dbuckle

    dbuckle Mu-43 Hall of Famer

  7. bball12

    bball12 New to Mu-43

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    May 15, 2012
    Nice images, I have one which came on a Praktica Camera. I was quick to discover that this is a good lens and it is much sharper than my Yashica 1.9.
     
  8. Jaffa1975

    Jaffa1975 Mu-43 Regular

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    May 26, 2012
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  9. dbuckle

    dbuckle Mu-43 Hall of Famer

  10. sLorenzi

    sLorenzi Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Sep 15, 2010
    Brazil
    Sidinei
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  11. nayneshdev

    nayneshdev Mu-43 Rookie

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    Feb 24, 2015
    Vadodara
    Dr. Naynesh Devlani
    Hi dear friends I am a newbie in the photography world. Sorry to revive this old thread but i have had a few clicks with this lens that I would like to share. First my daughter
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    then my colleague
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    Then some flowers.
    Kindly help me learn and take a minute to point out your thoughts/suggestions
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    I have cropped the first two to my liking and converted them to bw using my Lumia 920(sorry). The third one has a contrast and saturation boost and the last one is frozen cold in Lumia 920(sorry again).
     
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  12. tkbslc

    tkbslc Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    No need to apologize, sharing images is what these threads are for. Editing on a phone or computer is all the same - end result is what matters.

    The images have a bit of a film-like quality to them. Very pleasing.
     
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  13. Lurch

    Lurch Hi, I'm a gear addict

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    Apr 21, 2014
    Canberra, Australia
    Jason
    Ahh, the Pentacon 50mm 1.8 Such a fantastic lens. When I found my late mothers camera (a Praktica MTL 5) one of these was stuck on the front of it. I've since adapted it to Pentax, Nikon, and Canon. It's always the first non-native lense I play with.
    Love, LOVE the bokeh

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  14. gnarlydog australia

    gnarlydog australia Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Feb 23, 2015
    Brisbane, Australia
    Damiano Visocnik
    looking at the samples here made me realize that I don't have a "bad copy", it's just the nature of the beast ;)
    I took the lens for some street photography as I wanted to have shallow depth of field I mainly shot wide open. Well, the results I got were a bit too glowy for my liking even tho through the viewfinder they really looked good. I think this lens is best suited for portrait, or images at closer distance, when wide open. Closed down a bit the lens is fine.
    On the other hand it renders the bokeh in a very particular way, almost painting-like.
    It's like Helios 44-2 and Trioplan 50mm had a child :laugh1:
    So far I only like close up pix from it:
    OOC, no process
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  15. dbuckle

    dbuckle Mu-43 Hall of Famer