November 2013 archives
November 25, 2013 by cannonfast
Clean aperture oil 28mm 2.8 Promaster MarexarThis video shows how one can disassemble, repair, and reassemble these Promaster MC and Marexar CX MC 28mm 2.8 lenses. The problem is not always the aperture but more likely just the mechanism in the read mount that gets sticky from old grease.
November 21, 2013 by cannonfast
Cleaning oil on the aperture of Minolta 58mm 1.4 PFThese two videos show how to disassemble and repair a Minolta 58mm f/1.4 PF MC lens and then reassemble. Some people are converting this beautifully built lens to digital by removing the mount and making modifications as well as adding a M42 Adapter ring. The demonstration is broken down into two videos you can see […]
November 14, 2013 by cannonfast
Chinon 50mm f/1.9 AutoThis little Chinon 50mm f/1.9 Auto is a lightweight lens but is built pretty cheaply. Also Optically it is simply not too exciting. Chinon usually produces some decent lenses, but this is not one of them.
November 11, 2013 by cannonfast
Chinon 55mm f/1.7 AutoThis little, well-built Chinon 55mm f/1.7 Auto lens is a fantastic lens stopped down a bit. It is a little soft wide open but makes a good low light lens with an adaptable M42 mount.
November 10, 2013 by cannonfast
Pentax M 40mm f/2.8 SMCIf you want a fast & super tiny lens then this Pentax M 40mm f/2.8 SMC easily fits into your pocket and is fun to use. Image quality isn’t amazing but it has very little distortion and almost no ghosting.
November 9, 2013 by cannonfast