Non-Nikon manual focus lenses - Part II

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Just picked up a Voigtlander 40mm to use on my Df as an "always on" lens for a nice compact/lightweight unit. I like the combination and can see it getting a fair bit of use.

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Just picked up a Voigtlander 40mm to use on my Df as an "always on" lens for a nice compact/lightweight unit. I like the combination and can see it getting a fair bit of use.

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LJ--congrats on the Voigt! That is a very nice composition with excellent tones in the BW. jt
 
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Got to shoot a little with the Vivitar (Komine-made) 55mm f/2.8 1:1 macro. It's a lens with great flexibility. These were done with the Fuji APS-c sensor of the XE-1--several wide open:
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A few with Voigtlander APO-Lanthar 125mm f/2.5 SL

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Beautiful results on a set of diverse subjects, JT!
Great colours and fine b&w's as well.

Wizzard0003: A good allrounder by the looks of these.
Looks to be an excellent combination, nice work...! :)

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Guys, thanks for the support-it's a fun little setup--great to have 1:1 Macro onboard. jt
 
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A few with Voigtlander APO-Lanthar 125mm f/2.5 SL

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Excellent Bart. Voigtlander's history can be traced back to the mid-18th century! It's a beautiful lens with excellent performance for resolution and distortions--it's very sharp wide open w excellent bokeh Are these fair assessments of the 125mm, Bart?
 
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Excellent Bart. Voigtlander's history can be traced back to the mid-18th century! It's a beautiful lens with excellent performance for resolution and distortions--it's very sharp wide open w excellent bokeh Are these fair assessments of the 125mm, Bart?
Thanks, JT!
That sums it up nicely as far as I'm concerned.

Really long focus throw as well.
It's also a 1:1 macro. Not that I really exploit that possibility.
 
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Thanks, JT!
That sums it up nicely as far as I'm concerned.

Really long focus throw as well.
It's also a 1:1 macro. Not that I really exploit that possibility.
Yes, I forgot, somehow :):eek::), to mention the 1:1 macro--when will you treat us to some? :sneaky: BTW, for me the lens is very expensive, however, given its superior build and performance, it is a great price when compared, say, to a Zeiss. I've always wanted to really spoil myself and buy, just one, extraordinary lens. If I ever take that plunge, this lens will be one of the considerations. jt
 
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When they were still in production, they came at reasonable prices.
Now, theres still significant price variance for the different mounts.
You could just about pick any mount for use on your Fuji I suppose.
 
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When they were still in production, they came at reasonable prices.
Now, theres still significant price variance for the different mounts.
You could just about pick any mount for use on your Fuji I suppose.
Thanks for the excellent advice Bart--it's always appreciated. jt
 
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Through a glass darkly
Taken earlier this summer at Nathan Phillip's Square in front of the New City Hall here in Toronto.
There is a textured glass surface that stands off the wall on pins of a building on the square, and I noticed a reflection of the square and the skyline mirrored in the glass. Liking the surreal effect caused by the vertically running lines in the glass surface, I took this shot.
Converted to black and white in Photoshop.
motorized Nikon FG
Vivitar 17~28 f4.0-4.5 AIS manual focus
Fuji Velvia 100 ISO colour slide
probably f16 @ 1/125th
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