Viv Series 1 shots

Discussion in 'Adapted Lenses' started by Hards80, Oct 19, 2010.

  1. Hards80

    Hards80 Mu-43 Rookie

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    Oct 19, 2010
    Cleveland, OH
    Figured I would show a few images for my first real post. These are from my Vivitar (Kiron) 105mm 2.5 macro.

    1st - It mounted on my EPL1
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  2. briandforever

    briandforever Mu-43 Regular

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    waowwwwww.... great photographer
     
  3. grebeman

    grebeman Mu-43 All-Pro

    Mar 13, 2010
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    I do like the very smooth out of focus areas obtained with that lens, sets off the subject matter very well.

    Barrie
     
  4. bilzmale

    bilzmale Mu-43 All-Pro

    Very nice - did you use a tripod?
     
  5. dixeyk

    dixeyk Mu-43 Hall of Famer

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  6. Hards80

    Hards80 Mu-43 Rookie

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    Oct 19, 2010
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    thanks all for the kind words. this lens is definitely one of the better "finds" for me. its very sharp, pleasant oof areas, and great build.

    @bilzmale - yes, every one was shot with a tripod.
     
  7. s0nus

    s0nus Mu-43 Veteran

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    Dec 13, 2010
    Chicago
    How heavy is this lens? You're not worried about putting stress on your mount? Have you thought about a lens collar mount?

    I ask because I too just won a bid for this lens, so I'm starting to think of how I will be using it.
     
  8. JCD

    JCD Mu-43 Veteran

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    Nov 10, 2010
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    this one is probably one of the best macro lens ever made... congratulations!!
     
  9. Hards80

    Hards80 Mu-43 Rookie

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    Oct 19, 2010
    Cleveland, OH
    if i am carrying it around, i usually carry it by the lens, or have the lens pointing down. but i don't really worry about the heft on the epl1, its a solid connection and it hasn't really bothered me much.

    congratulations its a heck of a sharp lens with great build quality, you will enjoy
     
  10. Stephen Geis

    Stephen Geis Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Adding my thumbs up - very nice shots!
     
  11. s0nus

    s0nus Mu-43 Veteran

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    Dec 13, 2010
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    Thanks for the info!

    On a related note, I wonder why nobody makes adapters with tripod mounts built into them.
     
  12. Hards80

    Hards80 Mu-43 Rookie

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    Oct 19, 2010
    Cleveland, OH
    yes, i think having an adapter with a tripod mount would actually be a very nice idea and would be useful with some of these longer heavier lenses, it would sure make the balance point on a tripod better for the big viv.
     
  13. s0nus

    s0nus Mu-43 Veteran

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    Dec 13, 2010
    Chicago
    Just got the lens and adapter! I can't wait till spring rolls around and some flowers start blooming! Don't mean to hijack the thread, but here's a test shot I just made. We found this little guy, probably long dead, laying in a dusty corner of the house.

    1 second, f8, ISO 500, closest focus (1:1)
    JPEG straight out of the camera (EPL1), just resized:
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