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Showcase Vivitar 500mm f/6.3 Series 1

Discussion in 'Adapted Lens Sample Image Showcase' started by edmsnap, Sep 1, 2013.

  1. edmsnap

    edmsnap Mu-43 Veteran

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    Dec 20, 2011
    Edmonton, Alberta
    I went out to a park today that I remember being very beautiful. Time hasn't been kind to it, so I threw this lens on and thought I'd have some bokeh adventures. The doughnuts aren't for everyone, but the lens is interesting, especially for $160 brand new with the ยต4/3 adapter included.

    A comparison between the field of view of a 50mm and the 500mm showing the reach (same distance, different angles):
    50vs500.

    Some random shots, all handheld. The lens works much better with a tripod, but I didn't have one:
    500-01.

    500-03.

    500-04.

    500-05.