Showcase Vivitar 200mm F3 Series 1 OM Komine

Discussion in 'Adapted Lens Sample Image Showcase' started by DonTom, Mar 28, 2011.

  1. E-PL1, using "Beach & Snow" scene mode.

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    First image is the full capture, second is about 40% of the original size. Around F5.6 or F8. It's taking me a while to learn to use this lens, but it is very versatile, focusing down to 1.2m as a macro, and fast enough for handheld at a night sports event:
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    Here's a centre crop of the last shot:
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    Wide open it has a lot of chroma "glow", unless the light is directly on the subject. Here's a link to another review of the lens:
    http://www.mflenses.com/vivitar-series-1-200mm-f30-lens-review.html

    I need to take it to a zoo!
     
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  2. 3dpan

    3dpan Mu-43 Veteran

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    Alec
    Long time since the previous post in this thread.
    Time for an update.
    A new lens for me, quite heavy with about 350 degree focus throw, good for fine tuning focus.
    Background rapidly goes very soft with lens wide open.

    PA250002_f3-levels,sharpen-web.
     
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  3. Vorchek

    Vorchek Mu-43 Regular

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    1-24-18; Dead Horse Ranch, AZ
    018 dhr v200.
     
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  4. 3dpan

    3dpan Mu-43 Veteran

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    Alec
    At last another Vivitar 200/3.0 owner. Welcome aboard.
     
  5. 3dpan

    3dpan Mu-43 Veteran

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    Alec
    I have posted this elsewhere but I think it deserves to be in the Showcase thread
    Pic is full frame, taken at f/5.6

    PB100019_f5.6-levels-web.
     
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  6. Vorchek

    Vorchek Mu-43 Regular

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    Jan 4, 2018
    Arizona
    This was one of my favorite lens mated to the Minolta SRT-102. Among its fine attributes is the close focusing distance which, combined with its telephoto power, makes it usable as a macro. M43 enhances that capability, to the extent that my dedicated macro gets little use these days.
    3-16-17; White Tanks Park, AZ
    006 desert spring.
     
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  7. 3dpan

    3dpan Mu-43 Veteran

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    Alec
    Is yours the VMC version?
     
  8. 3dpan

    3dpan Mu-43 Veteran

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    Alec
    Down-under, 'tis the season for it.
    A couple of obliging frogs on the edge of my outdoor bath.
    Pic is full-frame, lens at f/5.6, almost minimum focus.

    P2020042-web.
     
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  9. Vorchek

    Vorchek Mu-43 Regular

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    It is, although I'd either forgotten or never gave it thought before. I figured it had something to do with multi-coating, verified now that I've looked it up.
     
  10. Vorchek

    Vorchek Mu-43 Regular

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    Jan 4, 2018
    Arizona
    3-21-18; Prescott, AZ
    OMD EM5 II
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    The subject, Thumb Butte, is miles away. As I snapped the picture a crow shot across right in front of me.
     
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  11. Vorchek

    Vorchek Mu-43 Regular

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    Wildlife World Zoo, AZ; 4-24-18
    013 wildlife world. 023 wildlife world. 025 wildlife world. 048 wildlife world.
    This lens gave excellent results photographing large animals far away, small ones at medium distance. It was easy to use, too; under these circumstances focusing quickly.
     
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