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#41 philipus

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Posted 05 September 2012 - 19:40

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I'm very happy to see this thread's taking off :) Great photos and very interesting discussion.

Following my query about the size of the Nikkor 8,5/2 vs the 1.5 version, I thought I'd post a size comparison of a few lenses, just for fun (slightly off topic but I hope you'll allow it).

The 8,5/2 isn't much taller or wider than a 50 Summilux, though it weighs a bit more and also has the weight distributed a bit differently, more to the front.

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Posted 05 September 2012 - 22:32

I agree with Robert; incredibly nice shots, Dirk.

Here's again the Nikkor 8.5/2 on Ektar at about f2.

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Posted 05 September 2012 - 23:31

Yes, fabulous thread here and a GAS activator too...
Dirk, that set is outstanding, really nice work there ! Noctilux 1.0 prices ain't gonna fade...
My humble contribution with a Canon LTM 50 1.2 on the M8:

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Posted 06 September 2012 - 01:21

Leica M9, f2/35mm Summicron lens, 2nd version.

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Posted 06 September 2012 - 01:29

A few more, same lens. My 35mm seems to be the one I use the most - it's the sweet spot, not too wide, not too long.

Leica M9, f2/35mm Summicron lens, 2nd version.

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Posted 06 September 2012 - 04:18

Dirk, please post some average images so that I don't feel quite so envious.

Seriously good stuff as always ! Damn it, I've been resisting a noctilux f1 and then this thread springs up...

Haha - thanks Robert - the last shots were done with the rare Nikkor 85/1.5 though, but just for you, I'll post one more, taken with the Noctilux:

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The 8,5/2 isn't much taller or wider than a 50 Summilux, though it weighs a bit more and also has the weight distributed a bit differently, more to the front.

The 85/1.5 indeed is a lot larger, than the 85/2 - it looks about similarly sized, as a 75 Summilux v1.
I am now seriously looking for the original bayonet lens hood (pricey ?) for the 85/1.5 Nikkor, which is veeery hard to come by.

I agree with Robert; incredibly nice shots, Dirk.

Here's again the Nikkor 8.5/2 on Ektar at about f2.

Thanks, and nice this Nikkor 85/2 - the background looks very, very similar to the 85/1.5, which I love it for!

Yes, fabulous thread here and a GAS activator too...
Dirk, that set is outstanding, really nice work there ! Noctilux 1.0 prices ain't gonna fade...
My humble contribution with a Canon LTM 50 1.2 on the M8:

Cheers
Jean-Marc.

Thanks Jean-Marc! I love that look of the 50/1.2 Canon in your shot - it looks a lot like the Canon 0.95 - very similar imaging (next time around, I will have my 0.95 ready hopefully, to do some fun stuff and plan also, to play some with vintage glass, once the safety shots are in the bag.

Leica M9, f2/35mm Summicron lens, 2nd version.

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Posted 06 September 2012 - 12:28

Leica m8 with Canon 50mm @f.095
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Posted 06 September 2012 - 14:45

The 85/1.5 indeed is a lot larger, than the 85/2 - it looks about similarly sized, as a 75 Summilux v1.
I am now seriously looking for the original bayonet lens hood (pricey ?) for the 85/1.5 Nikkor, which is veeery hard to come by.


Hmm that hood seems difficult to find. I found an ebay store that sells lots of Nikon hoods but none currently for the 85/1.5. Perhaps you could register your interest there though.

Speaking of the 75mm focal length, which I also like. Apart from the Leica lenses, is the Biotar 75/1.5 the only other option for a very fast (sub f2) 75mm lens?
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Posted 06 September 2012 - 15:14

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What car is this on the trailer?[/QUOTE']

A dry lakes streamliner, built from an airplane salvage aluminum auxiliary fuel tank.
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Posted 07 September 2012 - 01:00

Thanks for the tip Philip - that seller has all the nice candy, but prices are expeeeeeensive.
A 75/1.5 Biotar would be tasty for trying - I believe a friend had one, but I had no interest in old lenses back then (how could I know …).

Chris - that car project sounds wild!
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Posted 07 September 2012 - 02:08

50mm Summitar on Tri-X.

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 03:42

Ross Xpress 3" f1.9 + S2

Portrait shot using this lens.

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 05:09

@remik - these are the B&W tones from those old lenses, I just love!

@JeffoJeffo - now that is very low contrast indeed - I think, this lens would look beautiful in a shot with dark surroundings and foliage in the back, creating some swirly runnel view.
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Posted 07 September 2012 - 18:39

@remik - these are the B&W tones from those old lenses, I just love!

@JeffoJeffo - now that is very low contrast indeed - I think, this lens would look beautiful in a shot with dark surroundings and foliage in the back, creating some swirly runnel view.


Absolutely agree with you....I am travelling this week and many photos are back home.

You may see more photos from this lens under the below link :

http://www.l-camera-...ns-leica-3.html

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 19:13

Again the Canon 0.95

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 20:10

Sharing this lens....Hugo Meyer Kino Plasmat 75mm f1.5 ltm version + M9p

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 20:16

Those are amazing, esp the third one with the blue OOF highlights. I've never seen anything like it!

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Posted 07 September 2012 - 20:20

Dirk, please post some average images so that I don't feel quite so envious.

Seriously good stuff as always ! Damn it, I've been resisting a noctilux f1 and then this thread springs up...


Sorry, but I fully agree! Give us a break after these amazing shots. Go walking or in the city or in the cinema.....but leave your camera at home;)
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Posted 07 September 2012 - 20:39

thanks for starting the thread, have enjoyed seeing the shots and reading the posts. makes one wonder why the rush, the GAS, to get Leica's newest and greatest when the older lenses had the signature that made Leica in the first place.
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Posted 08 September 2012 - 03:23

thanks for starting the thread, have enjoyed seeing the shots and reading the posts. makes one wonder why the rush, the GAS, to get Leica's newest and greatest when the older lenses had the signature that made Leica in the first place.



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