1. Welcome to Mu-43.com—a friendly Micro 4/3 camera & photography discussion forum!

    If you are thinking of buying a camera or need help with your photos, you will find our forum members full of advice! Click here to join for free!

Showcase Pentax 50mm f/4 Macro-Takumar (M42)

Discussion in 'Adapted Lens Sample Image Showcase' started by travlpix, Jul 27, 2010.

 
 
  1. travlpix

    travlpix New to Mu-43

    7
    Jul 19, 2010
    I found a mint Pentax 50mm Micro in a pile of junk at a deceased friend's house. Her niece said Help yourself, so I did, and have been shooting it ever since. Now I have a G1 and bought an adapter; this is the first shot with that lens.

    More to come.

    [​IMG][/url][/IMG]
     
    • Like Like x 2
  2. DeeJayK

    DeeJayK Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Feb 8, 2011
    Pacific Northwest, USA
    Keith
    Dang! Eight loonies is an incredible price for this lens. How many lenses does that make for you? Your garage must be about half full by now. :wink: It definitely seems like you're the king of the legacy glass around here.
     
  3. dbuckle

    dbuckle Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    I don't bother counting them anymore. I keep selling them off but for every one I sell I find two more. Today I found three. I think I should switch to Leica then I could only afford one lens.:smile:
     
    • Like Like x 1
  4. DeeJayK

    DeeJayK Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Feb 8, 2011
    Pacific Northwest, USA
    Keith
    That's what I'm loving about getting into these adapted lenses: they cost next to nothing and as long as you buy them right there's really very little risk since they hold their value.

    Seeing your finds makes me wish I had more time to haunt the thrift stores.
     
    • Like Like x 1
  5. Aegon

    Aegon Mu-43 Veteran

    342
    Nov 3, 2011
    Portland, OR
  6. dbuckle

    dbuckle Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Here is a photo of it on my EPL1.

    7115926795_bfa152e2be_b.jpg
    Subscribe to see EXIF info for this image (if available)

    Takumar macro 50 f.4 by dbuckle2695, on Flickr
     
    Last edited: May 7, 2017
    • Like Like x 2
  7. juangrande

    juangrande Mu-43 Top Veteran

    805
    Dec 2, 2012
    COLORADO
    Got one today. It was a leeetle bit more than $8. Rural living means small chance of finding those kinda deals.
     
  8. dbuckle

    dbuckle Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Nice find.
     
  9. phigmov

    phigmov Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Apr 4, 2010
    HziWXZ4IumkMqNlvvCz_Q-ZUPhoJTReIFsCH5mOiv9VmuTf44Z2JOK7PSwC1AoRLiKF52V88-maZmFzdM=w1444-h1084-no.jpg
    Subscribe to see EXIF info for this image (if available)

    XXLzHKqatJq8pyZ3fPmWbj6JfdHouPAVdc0mAtGeI57NVB4g6b6iMAKAUuVp0dWJSd35Y14DQ91qLYEDU=w1446-h1084-no.jpg
    Subscribe to see EXIF info for this image (if available)
    GouMT_tvo0mhGGYbFDgWmiqsZGV-IA-8mN5Vs3yZdpdJoMC8BAURvqTM_zVx643omGRNrnz9Ua1THgbYA=w1444-h1084-no.jpg
    Subscribe to see EXIF info for this image (if available)

    67Uwr8m59HtP-YhurLF2X8TI_XHSWDGjofNhLuc2JMp50thywXqa627euN4r7rOoL9xSwGoVhHvWI26oA=w1444-h1084-no.jpg
    Subscribe to see EXIF info for this image (if available)
    NldWOtrG6QYY_2gKiduuqaBXraKn-tXGMKShm57nGRxKqwnaVPUouPBXqzi5OkNolPva1pXCki96RMkE0=w1444-h1084-no.jpg
    Subscribe to see EXIF info for this image (if available)
     
    • Like Like x 2
    • Winner Winner x 1
  10. phigmov

    phigmov Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Apr 4, 2010
    Got a native m42 to m43 adaptor without the silly m42 to k to m43 adaptor - much sturdier. I'm really impressed by the heft and sharpness of this lens. Even as the sun was going down, the lens did well at F4 with a flash.

    gOr3-HSe0nPOfEDsGmpp_eygQlYuuE-z_J6ORsDZT8L6shYNDrKuanHV3eQ2mnJA10-zVppXSfSYmq3yU=w1446-h1084-no.jpg
    Subscribe to see EXIF info for this image (if available)
     
    • Like Like x 4
  11. phigmov

    phigmov Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Apr 4, 2010
    Not many flowers left as we're into the tail end of autumn down south

    rMU57M-qUGE5nfB5PlH8om5NXHWgSFVt7iLpk1eNA10mwCHZ0eHYTmdjyh8OWDMYjRjlh_-IGrMujfMkg=w1447-h1084-no.jpg
    Subscribe to see EXIF info for this image (if available)
     
    • Like Like x 3
  12. phigmov

    phigmov Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Apr 4, 2010
    Gqd6cSR_9SRzAip6mklaQaZ0Z3_UX2wJh42efku6fgDiaeFgkWlJ1v4pMWZK5YP5SXOlVOsKa2S035ouA=w1447-h1084-no.jpg
    Subscribe to see EXIF info for this image (if available)
     
    • Like Like x 4
  13. phigmov

    phigmov Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Apr 4, 2010
    IkyHQv1ZcOWkMms1dy8tLu0d3TA_7HPe5pFo-k39wm-TAvLwamEaZzcypQ8pRKq1zZBdOc_7AIGf40adHA=w1199-h899-no.jpg
    Subscribe to see EXIF info for this image (if available)
     
    • Like Like x 3
  14. phigmov

    phigmov Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Apr 4, 2010
    iB20kFVKXAJ-wjBoNv7YOP3tyckER9vv__1HcSbTfV4twwxJ-EEVkCoWHgqFmWjBmDnqU3kqmgGQ72rQY8=w1188-h891-no.jpg
    Subscribe to see EXIF info for this image (if available)

    GAgSPFkImzcTE7DOT-3dSGJzlICzyb4XBoXYHXYOixMTSRN3h3f9DX0LajnfTzlaxMiz-zyuvrldhEQZmj=w1188-h891-no.jpg
    Subscribe to see EXIF info for this image (if available)
     
    • Like Like x 3
    • Winner Winner x 1
  15. phigmov

    phigmov Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Apr 4, 2010
    Waiting for the bees but all I'm getting is flies :-(

    fw_eAATaF32D5zt5DifsmG6KNboiRmNihUR2H3s8_S5FaFu1ySe5LjdiCnLW4Fr-8svQR1j1uwxrwCqGA=w1452-h1089-no.jpg
    Subscribe to see EXIF info for this image (if available)
     
    • Like Like x 3
  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.