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Rebelution
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Apr 02, 2015 11:04 |  #31

Wow, impressive shots. Keep up the innovation!


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Apr 02, 2015 14:26 |  #32

Let me know when I can buy one :)


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Apr 03, 2015 22:47 |  #33

Ok that is pretty awesome!




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ZoneV
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Aug 16, 2015 15:31 |  #34

In my holiday I used the Canon FD 400mm f/2.8 based lens again.
Now I have a cat image ( I do not own or have a cat modelling for me here).

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Sep 07, 2015 08:03 |  #35

xarik wrote in post #17499327 (external link)
That bokeh is ridiculous and awesome. I want to see an image of a person if you get the chance :P

I did some outdoor nude photography with this lens yesterday! Pics are coming soon.


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Sep 13, 2015 13:27 as a reply to ZoneV's post |  #36

Here the link to some of the nude photos (NSFW) in the nude gallery:
http://photography-on-the.net .../showthread.php?t=1​439768


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CBell21
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Nov 25, 2015 12:11 |  #37

Love the Shot




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ZoneV
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Dec 01, 2015 01:15 |  #38

Thank you CBell21!
A part of the images are a bit like those some make with their Kodak Aero Ektar lenses and 4x5inch largeformat cameras.


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Feb 11, 2016 16:23 |  #39

Another version, now about 200mm f/1.4, made with the Canon Fd 400mm f/2.8 as base lens.
A comparison with Berolina (Vivitar) 135mm f/1.5 super fast lens showed that my homemade lens has less CA :-)

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But I need to control spherical aberration more:

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Jan 07, 2017 04:24 |  #40

Now I have some newer images online. These are made with a modification with the Kipon medium format to fullframe speedbooster 0.7x and the Canon FD 400mm f/2.8 L:
So I get someting 280mm f/2.0 on fullframe on Sony Alpha 7II :-)
The next lens near this are the rare and expensive Nikon 300mm f/2.0 lens or the Olympus 250mm f/2.0. Likely they are a better, but also more than much more expensive.

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EightEleven
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Jan 07, 2017 08:30 |  #41

Really amazing results!


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