some more from Hooggoed

Discussion in 'Black and White' started by Bart, Jan 13, 2018.

  1. Bart

    Bart

    Sep 20, 2009
    Just some things I noticed.

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    Also enjoyed bringing an old friend, the Pentax super-multi-coated takumar 50mm f/1.4 (M42), back to live :)
     
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  2. merlin

    merlin

    Oct 12, 2010
    Northern New Mexico
    Merlin Emrys
    Another interesting set. Close-ups of nature always reveal more than the naked eye can see. And the trees in the last two are wonderful.
     
  3. nice. I love the old naked trees of winter.
     
  4. That last one is really nice. The people are so distant that a really large print perhaps would be necessary to fully appreciate the image, but well worth it!
     
  5. Bart

    Bart

    Sep 20, 2009
    Thank you, Merlin, Beagledog and Mike!
    Very much appreciated!
     
  6. 2, 3 and the last one are incredible. And wow, a Super Takumar.
     
  7. Bart

    Bart

    Sep 20, 2009
    Really appreciated, Nick!
    Thank you!
    Are you familiar with the takumar lenses?

    (I just realised I forgot the "multi-coated" part :))
     
  8. Wonderful series, Bart! I think #1, #3, and #7 are my faves!
     
  9. Bart

    Bart

    Sep 20, 2009
    Thank you, Dossy!
    Greatly appreciated!
     
  10. It was the first SLR lens I ever shot through, it was in 1966, a friends dad had just gotten an Ashai pentax with a 55, f/2 lens. Later when I bought my own first camera i the late 1970's, a Praktika, I equipped it with several Super Takumar lenses (55 f/2 and 135/f3.5 (?)
     
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  11. Bart

    Bart

    Sep 20, 2009
    Was also my first lens, on a spotmatic SP500.
    By far my most used lens for over 30 years.
     
  12. Binnur

    Binnur

    657
    Oct 4, 2017
    Izmir / Turkey
    Very interesting set Bart. Is that branch which looks attached to the big tree really a part of the big tree ?
     
  13. Bart

    Bart

    Sep 20, 2009
    Thank you, Binnur!
    Much appreciated!

    Yes, the branch is growing out of the big tree.
    It looked to me as if a small tree was escaping from a sort of cocoon.
    (I have a vivid imagination :))
     
  14. Bart

    Bart

    Sep 20, 2009
    Really appreciated, Gordon!
    Thank you!
     
  15. Binnur

    Binnur

    657
    Oct 4, 2017
    Izmir / Turkey
    Or a big lizard coming down the tree :)
     
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  16. Bart

    Bart

    Sep 20, 2009
    I'm not the only one with a vivid imagination :)
     
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