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Happy to know the lens arrived safely Ben. I hope you didn't have to hassle with customs. It will be fun to see what you do with the lens the second time around. Now that both you and Philippe have copies of this lens I expect photographic skirmish. Of course, Philippe has the advantage of living in France but you are on the water. This should be fun to watch...
As an aside, the 105 f/2.5 P pre-AI lens I bought recently arrived today and it is in like new condition. Now if I can exchange aperture rings I should...Show more →
Shouldn't be too hard, couple small screwdrivers and maybe a soldering iron to heat up a stuck screw...
I have a Series E 50mm that I want to service and has a few stubborn screws. This one looks like someone spilled a soda on and it dried inside. The glass is even cleaner than my first 50mm, which I didn't think possible until I saw this one. I hope I can revive it.
Tomorrow should be my "Macro lunch" provided the wind dies down. I am bringing my kit to work since I have a long lunch and am going to try some focus stacking. I did some figuring and I think magnification is about 1:4 with my 135, 1:2 with my 50, 1:1 with my 28, 1.5: 1 with a reversed 50, and a staggering 2.6:1 with a reversed 28!