What is your most recent (alt) lens purchase?
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atwl77
Registered: Nov 06, 2013
Total Posts: 297
Country: Malaysia

Got a Voigtlander VM-E II adapter this weekend for my A7R. Sadly most of my RF lenses all fall into the corner-smearing group, so it looks like I'll be using the adapter a lot less often than I'd like to.

Works well with the CV 15/4.5, but I'm lazy to fix the colour cast. 50 Lux Asph and CV 50/1.5 Nokton are ok... but don't perform as well as natively on the M240. CV 75/1.8 Heliar is probably the best-performing lens I have in this scenario, so it'll be my portrait lens on the A7R.



freaklikeme
Registered: Apr 08, 2005
Total Posts: 7216
Country: United States

The latest Hawk's Factory helicoid has an adjustable infinity lock so you can set a hard stop infinity for any adapted lens. It's also well baffled and doesn't cause vignetting on 135 and longer lenses. Unfortunately, I had to send mine back (it had a little up and down play on the camera mount side with both my a7 and a friend's 7 and 7r). I'm going to wait a few months for a new production run and give it another shot then.

In the meantime, I found a Summicron-M 50 v5 at a price I couldn't pass up. It's the only Leica M lens I own that was manufactured in this century (this decade, even). I've had a couple of v3's that were good, but I wanted the updated optics from the 1977 redesign but didn't want the focusing tab of the v4. The built-in hood of the v5 is just gravy.



molson
Registered: Oct 30, 2002
Total Posts: 13048
Country: Canada

I added a Contax Distagon 28mm f2.8 MMJ and Vario-Sonnar 35-70mm f3.4 MMJ to my little Zeiss collection.



Blufox
Registered: Feb 13, 2012
Total Posts: 81
Country: United States

Fuji 14mm



Alpha_Geist
Registered: Apr 20, 2011
Total Posts: 802
Country: United States

Fuji 18-55mm 2.8-4

The second copy was a keeper!



kosmoskatten
Registered: Oct 11, 2005
Total Posts: 3059
Country: Sweden

Picked up a GXR with viewfinder and M mount for next to nothing a week ago.

Realized I didn't have any lenses for it and in the search for a viable M mount lens I happened upon a Summilux R80/1.4 ... ...rummaged around in the miscellaneous box and dug out a Leica R - to M adapter and got in the car and picked up the lens on the way to work. Not quite what I had in mind but still.



Gary Clennan
Registered: Mar 29, 2007
Total Posts: 7642
Country: Canada

80lux.... drool.



kosmoskatten
Registered: Oct 11, 2005
Total Posts: 3059
Country: Sweden

The guy I got it from was well stocked... ...I got to fondle a 50/2 M Summicron Asph in the process. I had never seen one in the flesh before.

It was like feeling up a unicorn. But, I was quite happy to leave with the R80.



TMaG82
Registered: Aug 31, 2012
Total Posts: 1765
Country: United States

After asking you guys repeatedly about which macro lens to get, decided on the Leica R 60. Found one here on the B&S and decided to keep the purchase in house and help out the community. Got it with the extender as well, have to get used to how close it will allow me to focus. Slapped on a Metabones Leica R to E mount adapter and I'm set. The adapter is a little tight fit on the body but hopefully it'll loosen up a little bit after use. Looking forward to my very first Leica lens and my first real hand at macro photography, very excited. Hope I don't get too hooked on Leica R glass.



Alpha_Geist
Registered: Apr 20, 2011
Total Posts: 802
Country: United States

Wow! That a beast on the a7(r) with the extender and R-E mount adapter. Congrats on your purchase and cheers to your future R purchases. Muwahahaha (*evil laugh*)



pike40
Registered: Jan 15, 2012
Total Posts: 1003
Country: United States

I have recently picked up a Zeiss c/y 50 1.4 and a FD 35 t/s scc. So far I like them both.

Mike



Peire
Registered: Apr 27, 2010
Total Posts: 2329
Country: Poland

Tair 300/4.5.Mechanically strange beast,but good/very good IQ.



Fred Bruche
Registered: Dec 10, 2005
Total Posts: 667
Country: United States

A fast 250mm prime lens
Starting the gym tomorrow, hoping to be able to hand hold that beast in a few months



Rich M
Registered: Jul 15, 2002
Total Posts: 322
Country: United States

I have been looking for several years for the Olympus 35-80/2.8.........finally have one.

Oh.....and today made a deal here with Molson for the Olympus 90/2.

Good times.



buggz2k
Registered: Mar 10, 2010
Total Posts: 1938
Country: United States

Just paid for another Schneider Kreuznach f4.5 105mm Radionar lens.
This time, it's attached to a mint Franka Rolifix I 6x9 folder.
This will be great!



Bubble
Registered: Jul 21, 2006
Total Posts: 3042
Country: United States

Sony A7s. Finally My 3 Sony cookies.



lenticular11
Registered: Jul 16, 2011
Total Posts: 1316
Country: Australia

TMaG82 wrote:
After asking you guys repeatedly about which macro lens to get, decided on the Leica R 60... Hope I don't get too hooked on Leica R glass.


...resistance is futile and just be thankful you are tempted by L-R not L-M!

Congrats. I have the same combo and it rocks!

I haven't yet tried mine on my A7R, but it gives great results on the 5D III (which is very likely to be for sale soon).



molson
Registered: Oct 30, 2002
Total Posts: 13048
Country: Canada

Zeiss C/Y Tele-Tessar 200mm f4 MMJ, Olympus OM Zuiko 24mm f2.8 MC, and a Canon EF 16-35mm f4L IS (it's "alt" if I use it on a Sony, right?)



wiseguy010
Registered: Mar 08, 2009
Total Posts: 845
Country: Netherlands

I got myself a Zeiss Otus 55/1.4 for Nikon. Secondhand in mint-condition for 2000 euros. Only 2 months old.



Vancouver47
Registered: Sep 25, 2008
Total Posts: 678
Country: Canada

wiseguy010 wrote:
I got myself a Zeiss Otus 55/1.4 for Nikon. Secondhand in mint-condition for 2000 euros. Only 2 months old.



Good grief... do you need oven mitts to hold it?



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