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  1. bmhome1

    Micro 4/3 Unique PL25 reversible lens shade

    Found a really good REVERSIBLE lens hood for Panasonic PL25MM lens that finally answers my quest for a hood that isn't ginormous like original or stores separately as a screw in does. It's 3D printed very nicely and bayonets both directions solidly. Very compact attached either way. Also...
  2. J

    Lens Use a c-mount lens on a f-mount camera

    Hi everyone, I am fairly new to this forum and the topic in general so please excuse any dumb mistakes, I will do my best to avoid them. I also don't know if I am at the right place. My problem is that I have a c-mount lens (1" male thread) that I want to use on a camera with a f-mount. Most...
  3. jhawk1000

    Old broken lens is being renewed

    I am sure some of you know that on 9/4/2023. my wife Linda G was photographing a football game when two players chasing the ball ran out of bounds straight into her. She was thrown backward and her head hit a concrete apron and 4 days later she was taken off life support and passed peacefully...
  4. user2000

    Advice Wanted Lens Recommendations for Car Videography in Low Light

    Hello everyone, I'm using a Sony ZV-E10 to shoot 4K videos of moving cars. I need a lens that performs well in low light and creates a blurry background to highlight the subject clearly in the foreground. Any recommendations for lenses that would suit this setup? budget: 300$ mount: e mount...
  5. D

    Advice Wanted How to proceed with chip in rear glass element?

    Long story short I took apart my Konica AR 50mm f1.7 and discovered the circularish mark I thought was liquid/adhesive is actually a chip in the rear element. It's near the edge of the lens element and most of it is unseen unless you take apart the lens. What are my repair options, if any? I...
  6. Blooper7206

    Manual Lens Out with my Pentax K5 & a Pentax 50mm f1.7

    Took out my K5 with a Pentax 50mm f1.7, a real test of my 65 yr old short-sighted eyes and my manual focusing skills. I leave you all to judge ha ha!
  7. K

    Fuji Lens recommendation

    Looking for lens recommendation for nightime parades/celebrations. Body = X-T5. I imagine a wide to tele zoom, with fairly fast aperture? I use DxO PL for post and it has pretty good noise reduction abilities...
  8. jfhector

    Canon Voigtländer 50 or 65mm f/2 Macro APO-Lanthar likely to come to Canon RF soon?

    Hello! I'd love for Voigtländer to release RF-mount versions of these two lenses: Voigtländer 50mm f/2 Macro APO-Lanthar; Voigtländer 65mm f/2 Macro APO-Lanthar. Question: How likely to you imagine that they'd release at least one of those two in the next 1-3 years? Some relevant elements...
  9. G

    Adapting a slide duplicator for using with a macro lens

    Having accumulated many 35-mm slides from the film days, I wanted to digitize them. I found that using my flat-bed scanner to do that would be quite onerous. I bought a camera-mounted slide duplicator on Ebay that appears to be identical to this...
  10. AndyH44

    Completed For Sale: Panasonic S Pro 70-200 f4 L-Mount Lens *REMOVED* | Location: USA | Ships: USA

    Classifieds Type For Sale Price $680 Item Panasonic S Pro 70-200 f4 L-Mount Lens My Location USA Picture File(s) attached Description This lens is in flawless condition and produces excellent images. Complete with all factory items in original box. Also included is an as new K&F Nano-X UV...
  11. mnhoj

    Completed For Sale: Nikon Z Fc silver, 12-28 and Viltrox 56 | Location: USA | Ships: USA

    Classifieds Type For Sale Price (see description) Item Nikon Z Fc silver, 12-28 and Viltrox 56 My Location USA Picture File(s) attached Description Thanks for looking. Going to keep the set for now. Like new condition silver Z Fc. Includes 28 kit box, body cap, two OEM batteries, OEM...
  12. Irene McC

    Nikon Nikon Z70-180 f/2.8

    This is a relatively new lens in Nikon's Z lineup and one of three rebranded Tamron lenses. This is a bargain lightweight alternative to the more elite Z70-200 f/2.8, but 'bang for buck' it delivers very acceptable results. I am starting this thread to provide a space to serve as a gallery for...
  13. sasquatchphotog

    Nikon New 28-400 f/4-8 VR - versatile lens for Nikon Z FX

    Looks like it would be a good all-in-one lens for day trips or travel. Personally quite interested, as I seem to need/want a 3 lens kit - a fast telephoto for wildlife, a wide fast prime for indoors, and a superzoom for day to day shooting. Currently get the most use out of my Panasonic 14-140ii...
  14. phigmov

    Pentax Pentax PLM Lens Compatibility ?

    Was watching this video (which is otherwise unremarkable) and the presenter mentioned the PLM lenses use the newer K mount variation which leaves older cameras without aperture control (tbf the K-5 is older than I thought!) Appreciate the K-5 is getting on in years but electronic aperture...
  15. scottR

    Your favourite lens ever!

    So the siren call of this lens brings me back..it is my favourite lens of all time and pleases me every time i use it...whats your favourite lens? Mine is the Panasonic P20 F1.7 What is your Magic lens...Any system? Please tell us and post your favourite image...Any Subject! Sorry about...
  16. AndyH44

    Completed For Sale: Panasonic Lumix G X Vario 35-100 f2.8 Lens (V2) | SOLD Elsewhere

    Classifieds Type For Sale Price 419 NET to Me. Item Panasonic Lumix G X Vario 35-100 f2.8 Lens (V2) My Location USA Picture File(s) attached Description Item condition: Excellent! Shows little or no signs of wear. This H-HSA35100 lens is in excellent condition with no scratches, dings or...
  17. ektar

    Completed For Sale: Nikkor 24mm f2.8 pre-AI | Location: USA | Ships: USA

    Classifieds Type For Sale See listings for prices Selling off Nikon Manual Focus Lens Collection My Location North Carolina, USA Pictures below, more available ---------------- OKAY- Apologies if you've seen this listing...elsewhere, but I wanted to get these in front of the widest audience...
  18. mnhoj

    Completed SOLD: Nikon Z5 and 24-70 F4 | Location: USA | Ships: USA

    Classifieds Type For Sale Price $919 Item Nikon Z5 and 24-70 F4 My Location USA Picture File(s) attached Description Excellent condition, low mileage Z5/24-70 F4 combo. Body is clean. LCD is clean. Actuations 3126. Includes one EN-EL15, one ENEL15b, OEM charger and cable. No box. No strap...
  19. rayvonn

    Nikon And another new Voigtlander lens for Nikon Z users..

    I really do wonder sometimes whether the new lenses like this as well as the 50 F1 are better suited to Nikon Z rather than the rangefinder. https://nikonrumors.com/2024/02/20/new-voigtlander-nokton-75mm-f-1-5-aspherical-lens-for-nikon-z-mount-announced.aspx/amp/
  20. dermaus

    Completed For Sale: Sony FE 24–105mm f4 G OSS | Location: USA | Ships: USA

    Classifieds Type For Sale Price US $604 Item Sony FE 24–105mm f4 G OSS My Location USA Picture File(s) attached Description An excellent, multi-purpose lens. Comes with: original box lens hood lens caps (front and rear) lens pouch docs Asking price includes Paypal goods and services...
  21. Pimpy

    Sony Radioactive Sony Lens

    Does anyone know of any other Sony lenses that are radioactive.? I have never heard of a Sony lens that has thorium elements like this one.
  22. AndyH44

    Completed For Sale: Sigma 45mm f2.8 DG DN L-Mount Lens *LNIB* | Location: USA | Ships: USA

    Classifieds Type For Sale Price 225 Item Sigma 45mm f2.8 DG DN L-Mount Lens LNIB My Location USA Picture File(s) attached Description Flawless and produces excellent images. Complete with caps (Promaster front) and hood, and all original paperwork in factory box. One of the smallest and...
  23. doobs

    RIP "The Literate Lens"

    Sigh, We have lost another one.... I had only last month stumbled across the website The Literate Lens. An article from PetaPixel about photo printing linked to an excellent treatise of the printing process on the Literate Lens. Continued spelunking around the site led me to the front page and...
  24. Brownie

    Sony Sony A7 II and kit lens back on sale for $998

    Amazon, B&H, and Adorama for sure. Maybe others.
  25. olli

    Lens Rokinon 75 f1.8 X

    Here are a few photographs from a couple of nights ago when I took this newly acquired lens out for the first time. I've also included 100% crops from each. All of these were shot at ISO 3200 and I processed them through DXO Pure Raw which tends to soften them ever so slightly. (Also, the...
  26. AndyH44

    Completed For Sale: Nikon Z 28 f2.8 FX Lens | Location: USA | Ships: USA

    Classifieds Type For Sale Price 199 Item Nikon Z 28 f2.8 FX Lens My Location USA Picture File(s) attached Description Price: $199.00 Payment method: CA$H, USPMO, Z®, or PayPal Item condition: 9+ Shows little or no signs of wear Shipping instructions: 0 to CONUS Near flawless cosmetically...
  27. iSilentP

    Advice Wanted Can anyone identify the mount for this lens?- Free to good home

    Markings on the lens: Chinon GAF Anscomatic ST / 110 Reflex zoom lens F:1.7 7.5-60mm It's a screw mount, but a bit larger (in diameter) than the M42 format.
  28. AndyH44

    Completed For Sale: Nikon Z 24-50 Lens *REDUCED* | Removed for lack of interest.

    Classifieds Type For Sale Price (see description) Item Nikon Z 24-50 Lens My Location USA Picture File(s) attached Description Price: $189.00 Payment method: CA$H, USPMO, Z®, or PayPal (any fees on buyer) Conservatively rated at 9+ this lens shows little or no signs of wear, has clear...
  29. AndyH44

    Completed For Sale: Nikon AF-S 50mm f1.8G Lens *LNIB* $129 | Location: USA | Ships: USA

    Classifieds Type For Sale Price 129 Item Nikon AF-S 50mm f1.8G Lens LNIB My Location USA Picture File(s) attached Description Purchased as a gift but only used once, this lens comes complete as shown with original caps, hood, unopened pouch, manual, and clear warranty slip. CA$H, USPMO...
  30. Charzes44

    Fuji I was wondering ...

    Do any of our Fujifilm users have an XF50mm f2 lens? I would be interested to know your opinion of it, also to see some images. I am contemplating it as a WR alternative to my XF18-55. I already have the 35mm f2. YouTube reviewers are mainly pretty positive, but one reviewer thought it was 'bland'.
  31. rayvonn

    Leica Yet another new Voigtlander lens (28mm F1.5)

    Again, when it comes to image output on new lenses, making it harder and harder to justify Leica's own, in this instance, Summilux version of this lens. https://www.cosina.co.jp/voigtlander/en/vm-mount/nokton-vintage-line-28mm-f1-5-asphrical/
  32. Zeus1

    Advice Wanted Adobe Camera Raw and Olympus/Panasonic lens profiles

    In ACR, under the tab Optics, there is a setting where You can choose a lens profile. Why are there no profiles for Olympus and Panasonic? Any suggestion which profile can be used instead of a specific one?
  33. MountainMan79

    Canon Showcase 85mm f/2.0 RF Macro Lens Showcase

    Haven’t used this one much, but not for lack of liking it. I just like some others more! I’ll make a point to put more in here, but for now-
  34. AndyH44

    Completed For Sale: SOLD! Fuji Selloff | X-S20 Kit + Lenses & Extras | Location: USA | Ships: USA

    Classifieds Type For Sale Price 1525 Item Fujifilm X-S20 / XC15-45 Kit + Lenses & Extras My Location USA Picture File(s) attached Description X-S20 has less than 100 clicks (as of this listing), latest firmware, and is in Like New condition. The XC15-45 is a very good copy that is capable...
  35. AndyH44

    Completed For Sale: Fujifilm XF 10-24 f4 R OIS WR Lens *XLNT* | Location: USA | Ships: USA

    Classifieds Type For Sale Price 525 Item Fujifilm XF 10-24 f4 R OIS WR Lens XLNT My Location USA Picture File(s) attached Description Near flawless condition with very little use, this lens is capable of excellent images. Complete with all factory supplied items in original box. Only the...
  36. boojum

    Advice Wanted Macro - Close Up

    OK, up here north of the equator the days are getting shorter and it is getting colder, too. Where I live it is not the rainy season but the rainier season so outside photo jaunts are fewer. So, stuck pretty much inside I have to photo something, right? And photos of the kitchen get boring...
  37. E

    Fuji Anyone have the Rokinon or Samyang AF 75mm f/1.8 FE Lens?

    This looks like a moderately fast lightweight 112mm equivalent lens. It says it has "5-point weather sealing" and linear autofocus. Does anyone have experience with one of these lenses?
  38. Roboticspro

    Manual Lens TTartisan 100mm f2.8 Triplet (Soap Bubble Bokeh Monster)

    Good Afternoon, I received the lens this morning, mounted it to my Canon 5D Mk II via a cheap "chipped" adapter, and had some fun. It is very well built, all metal with a good feel, similar to old SMC Pentax lenses and the like. It is an air-spaced triplet, with a 13-blade iris, 49mm filter...
  39. MountainMan79

    Completed For Sale: TTartisan 23mm f/1.4 for M4/3 | Location: USA | Ships: USA

    Classifieds Type For Sale Price $65 Item TTartisan 23mm f/1.4 for M4/3 My Location USA Picture File(s) attached Description Like new TTartisan 23mm f/1.4 for m4/3 mount. Comes with a 43mm Hoya UV filter, a metal 43mm lens hood, and an additional 49mm plastic lens cap for the lens hood, as...
  40. boojum

    Leica A Small 35mm Lens Test

    I recently received a CV 35mm LTM f/1.7 and the advice that it is a good lens. I have been using an old Canon 35mm LTM f/2.0 (Black) with pretty good results. And I have the CV 35mm f/1.4 Nokton II. So why not compare them? I threw in an old '51 Jupiter-12. They are in order Canon, CV...
  41. AndyH44

    Expired WITHDRAWN: Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 12-35 f2.8 ASPH Lens - LNIB *ENDS Nov 22!* | Location: USA | Ships: World

    Classifieds Type For Sale Price 665 Item Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 12-35 f2.8 ASPH Lens - LNIB My Location USA Picture File(s) attached Description Absolutely LNIB! Very briefly used but have decided to stay with my other zooms. This lens is capable of simply superb images! Complete with all...
  42. AndyH44

    Completed For Sale: Nikon Z DX 18-140 *LAST REDUCTION* | Location: USA | Ships: USA

    Classifieds Type For Sale Price $369 Item Nikon Z DX 18-140 Lens My Location USA Picture File(s) attached Description XLNT+ condition with caps, aftermarket hood, and original factory packaging. Z 12-28 = $285 Z 18-140 = $369 Z 50-250 = $259 Buy Both for $595! CONUS Insured Shipping...
  43. Jonathan F/2

    Lens Yongnuo 35mm f/2 for Nikon F-mount - Cheap lens packs a punch!

    This is just a quick first impressions with the Yongnuo 35mm f/2 AF lens for Nikon F-mount. I recently picked up a D7500 to shoot my kids' soccer games, because I wanted the APS-C crop without having to lug around bigger FF lenses. I liked the camera so much I wanted to get a small prime for it...
  44. AndyMcD

    Manual Lens TTArtisans 25mm f/2 (Fuji X)

    Got this yesterday and had a chance to wander around with it today. It is sharp enough (IMO) but the corners are pretty bad to my eye - but I was expecting that given that this lens cost £69 brand new. It feels nice on the camera, with smooth focus and a clicked aperture. I favour WA and UWA...
  45. L0n3Gr3yW0lf

    Manual Lens TTArtisan 100mm f 2.8 Macro 2x Tilt-Shift

    Still testing out this new lens. Tried out the Shift ability, while only 8° in each direction, it gave me approximately 56 MP in 1:1 format out of my 32 MP sensor in panorama stitching, not bad but not great. I was shooting handheld ao the alignment is not perfect all around but it was easily...
  46. Irene McC

    Metering over exposes Z-system with vintage lens

    Yesterday I affixed my old Nikon AF NIKKOR 20mm f/2.8D via the FTZ adaptor to my Z6ii. I understand it's manual focusing only, which is fine - but even so, focusing (without enlarging) was very challenging. I've got red focus peaking on and when zoomed in, the focusing works much better (to be...
  47. agentlossing

    Lens DSLR Lenses and the Move to Mirrorless

    I was looking over the back catalogue of Pentax lenses the other day, and while ruminating on size and weight comparisons between the different eras, I started to wonder whether this move to mirrorless technology is really driven by the camera bodies, rather than the lenses. Sure, mirrorless...
  48. tonyturley

    Unknown Fuji lens link

    Never heard of this outfit. I stumbled across the link by accident: (Pre-order)ARTRALAB NONIKKOR-MC 24MM F1.7 (APS-C)
  49. wee-pics

    Lens Olympus 4.8-6.7/75-300mm

    I loved this lightweight from the beginning. But when I bought the 4/12-100mm it stayed on the shelf. With his posts lately Miguel (@MiguelATF) reminded me of this small and handy gem. 150-600mm would have meant an armlength and three-pound giant in earlier times, not to mention the price of it...
  50. L0n3Gr3yW0lf

    Filters Lens Macro Diffuser

    Heuou. I know it sounds weird but there's a method to the madness :p I decided to get the Laowa 85mm f 5.6 APO Macro lens (going to buy it this Friday, used) and I decided to go with the Meike MK320 flash for a handheld macro flash setup. Where I need help is getting a macro diffuser to go on...
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