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Showcase Sears 135mm f2.8

Discussion in 'Adapted Lens Sample Image Showcase' started by harrysue, May 28, 2012.

 
 
  1. harrysue

    harrysue Mu-43 Regular

    164
    Mar 12, 2011
    Aww, this inexpensive lens deserves a gallery.

    A bold duck from a few feet away.
    sears_1.
    E-PL1    ---    0mm    f/1.0    1/250s    ISO 100


    The crimestopper from farther away.
    sears_2.
    E-PL1    ---    0mm    f/1.0    1/800s    ISO 640


    Awful PF.
    sears_3.
    E-PL1    ---    0mm    f/1.0    1/2000s    ISO 100
     
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  2. DeeJayK

    DeeJayK Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Feb 8, 2011
    Pacific Northwest, USA
    Keith
    Which version of the lens do you have? AFAIK there are M42 and Pentax K-mount versions, as well as a K-mount version with a "macro mode" which can apparently give some interesting results.
     
  3. harrysue

    harrysue Mu-43 Regular

    164
    Mar 12, 2011
    Oops. I had forgotten many would think this was M42. It's an FD mount and they are not that uncommon. I never knew Sears sold FD mounts. Made in Korea and marked "MOD 202.737380".

    I got it along with two other lenses for $5. Aside from the color shifts and 1980's resolution, it's a nice light lens for $2.
     
  4. DeeJayK

    DeeJayK Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Feb 8, 2011
    Pacific Northwest, USA
    Keith
    Me either.

    I've got a K-mount Lentar lens with similar specs. It does okay, but I find that the 135mm focal length is just not that comfortable for me. It's not long enough to be long or short enough to be short.

    Anyway, at the price you paid you really can't go wrong.
     
  5. harrysue

    harrysue Mu-43 Regular

    164
    Mar 12, 2011
    New uses for this lens with a .71X focal reducer. 100mm is still long, but is more flexible.
    M3142795.
     
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