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sculptormic
Registered: Feb 05, 2012
Total Posts: 1969
Country: Netherlands

At the scrabyard.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8553/8793472668_204db317c8_o.jpg

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5470/8794136152_c1cc28c424_o.jpg



taran
Registered: Mar 02, 2012
Total Posts: 566
Country: United States

that is crazy @sculptormic.

I tried to orient this properly for like 60 seconds before my brain gave up. That is quite a dense sculpture. Thank you very much for sharing.



sebboh
Registered: Nov 02, 2009
Total Posts: 11294
Country: United States

flowers...
tak smc 50/1.4:
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7390/8729967731_64c5757792_o.jpg
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7347/8729967553_013a0ba6dd_o.jpg
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7368/8729967869_70255cc4ec_o.jpg
and one from the rokkor 135/2.8:
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2841/8792728280_cc67196606_o.jpg
g28:
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3773/8792730460_f5e1633f09_o.jpg



sculptormic
Registered: Feb 05, 2012
Total Posts: 1969
Country: Netherlands

taran wrote:
that is crazy @sculptormic.

I tried to orient this properly for like 60 seconds before my brain gave up. That is quite a dense sculpture. Thank you very much for sharing.


Thank you Taran.
Big scrabyards are always impressive. In the old days I used to go there more often.



sculptormic
Registered: Feb 05, 2012
Total Posts: 1969
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At the oil terminal in Amsterdam.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7379/8793627436_6038ec53cd_o.jpg

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2883/8793591820_b51127c47f_o.jpg



taran
Registered: Mar 02, 2012
Total Posts: 566
Country: United States

pentax 110 24, BW contrast +3, N7...


nyc 5.17.131548 by artistwithlight, on Flickr


nyc 5.17.131557 by artistwithlight, on Flickr


nyc 5.17.131565 by artistwithlight, on Flickr


nyc 5.17.131621 by artistwithlight, on Flickr



Jim Schemel
Registered: Oct 18, 2006
Total Posts: 4891
Country: United States

Michiel - i have always wanted to try the Contax 80-200 it looks very sharp for a zoom.
-Jim

NEX 7 / Jupiter 9 @ f2
Poppy with Jupiter by jmschemel, on Flickr



sebboh
Registered: Nov 02, 2009
Total Posts: 11294
Country: United States

g28:
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7393/8810366238_0aec53ec05_o.jpg
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7332/8810366148_75e8d09b9a_o.jpg



ebookman
Registered: Jul 15, 2012
Total Posts: 985
Country: United States

Nex 5n Minolta Zoom 35-70mm f/3.5 at f/8
View from my office window that always makes me smile



sculptormic
Registered: Feb 05, 2012
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What kind of resolution they do dispute, I wonder, Ebookman. Looks like some yoga/health thing

Isn't that Minolta a nice zoomlens!



ebookman
Registered: Jul 15, 2012
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sculptormic wrote:
What kind of resolution they do dispute, I wonder, Ebookman. Looks like some yoga/health thing

Isn't that Minolta a nice zoomlens!


I am not sure, but there is no connection with defensive martial arts..I hope. Yes, I am continually amazed by this Minolta zoom lens. It is the only zoom I use and it is as sharp as a prime. I am going to try it on a Turbo Booster and see if I can get an available light, f/2.5 zoom lens with a very useful true 35-70 range.



sebboh
Registered: Nov 02, 2009
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i finally finished and am happy with my conversion of the g28 into a rokkor helicoid, so i had to shoot some bench shots to properly inaugurate it.
~f/5.6:
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2830/8800470355_2524636bc9_o.jpg
f/2.8:
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8405/8800465827_5cb6f6799d_o.jpg
i should probably find a duck too just to be on the safe side.



ebookman
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sebboh wrote:
i finally finished and am happy with my conversion of the g28 into a rokkor helicoid, so i had to shoot some bench shots to properly inaugurate it.
~f/5.6:

Congratulations! Outstanding. I followed your progress, all the time wondering what was the resale value of the accumulated parts of the two lenses. I am in no way tempted to follow in your steps, but I admire your achievement all the more for just having thrown away a Minolta lens I had managed to impair beyond hope.



sebboh
Registered: Nov 02, 2009
Total Posts: 11294
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ebookman wrote:
Congratulations! Outstanding. I followed your progress, all the time wondering what was the resale value of the accumulated parts of the two lenses. I am in no way tempted to follow in your steps, but I admire your achievement all the more for just having thrown away a Minolta lens I had managed to impair beyond hope.


oh no! what happened to the minolta lens?

as far as resale value goes i spent $15 on the rokkor, a bit more than $300 for the g28, and about $10 for raw materials. the entire thing conversion was non-destructive so both lenses could be fully restored if i were ever inclined (anybody need a g28 body minus optics?).

here's a couple quick shots of the final lens:
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5339/8784658629_299f0eb6ec_o.jpg
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5458/8795236464_5df7abaafd_o.jpg
i'll post some pics of how the aperture connection was made in the lens modification thread later.

and a couple non-bench shots with the lens:
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3711/8800463843_eda5cf2b10_o.jpg
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3773/8811050080_d89c11cf6c_o.jpg



sculptormic
Registered: Feb 05, 2012
Total Posts: 1969
Country: Netherlands

Impressive Sebboh. Quiet a technical achievement!



lumis beans
Registered: Mar 15, 2007
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Yea, that is sweet and I'm full up to the dome of my head with jealousy. Super nice work, Seb.

Did you take any in-the-process pics?



Jim Schemel
Registered: Oct 18, 2006
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Country: United States

sebboh - lens looks great.I had the Contax 28 for a while and i agree a better focus throw will make it an awesome lens.
-Jim

Nex 7 / Rokkor 50 @1.4
Winter Wheat_ by jmschemel, on Flickr



Jim Schemel
Registered: Oct 18, 2006
Total Posts: 4891
Country: United States

sebboh - lens looks great.I had the Contax 28 for a while and i agree a better focus throw will make it an awesome lens.
-Jim

Nex 7 / Rokkor 50 @1.4
Winter Wheat_ by jmschemel, on Flickr



sebboh
Registered: Nov 02, 2009
Total Posts: 11294
Country: United States

lumis beans wrote:
Yea, that is sweet and I'm full up to the dome of my head with jealousy. Super nice work, Seb.

Did you take any in-the-process pics?


thanks! i posted pictures of the fabricated parts here: http://www.fredmiranda.com/forum/topic/1159122/4#11560394
prior to trimming them for infinity.

the beginning of that thread shows how to disassemble each lens too.



Jim Schemel
Registered: Oct 18, 2006
Total Posts: 4891
Country: United States

NEX 7 / Jupiter 9
-Jim


Flowers by Jupiter 9 by jmschemel, on Flickr



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