Fun with Adapted Lenses (Image Thread)

bobbill

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I took my A7ii and some adapted lenses along to the local air show today (to give my arms a rest from the DSLR & sigma 150-500).
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Shot with a Paragon 500mm /8 mirror lens. The only processing being boost of contrast, cloning out the dust rings & resizing. So the vignetting is very obvious!
Let's see, Decent pic or P51 Musti, Brit Spit, P47 'bolt, and a ME109, no old Zero? All class.
 

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This hummer is always in our backyard. He's very territorial regarding our Lavendar plant. Today he was sitting up very high so was hard to spot while he was keeping an eye on his rival. It is amazing how fast they can fly when they are keeping rivals at bay when it comes to food such as the Lavendar plant supplies.
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Not easily spotted up amongst the wires and branches.

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Keeping a sharp eye on his rival.

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About to swoop in and scare the competition away.

All shots handheld, A7iii w/ Zoom-Nikkor 80-200 f4.
AoA, Good eye!
 

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Let's see, Decent pic or P51 Musti, Brit Spit, P47 'bolt, and a ME109, no old Zero? All class.
Thanks
But I'm afraid we didn't get the chance to see a zero.
I don't think many of them flew in the European theatre.
The ME109 here was actually a Spanish plane built post war to the plans of the ME109 but fitted with a Rolls-Royce Merlin engine, at least having the wrong sound doesn't spoil stills :biggrin:
 

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Foggy morning walk to work with a new-to-me Tokina 20-35mm f3.5-4.5 (F mount) parked on the A7Rii. Swapped out my Nikon 24mm f2.8D for this little tank of a thing - the 24 was doing mostly landscape duty and nearly never wide open, this gives me wider angles (especially when shared on my D300). First test, I think it will do nicely for my purposes!
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A couple with the Nikon 50mm f/1.2 AI-S and 20mm f/3.5 AI-S lenses adapted on the Sony A7III + TAP!

50mm f/1.2 AI-S:
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191011_DESIDERIO_PARK_PHOTOS_FRIOLO by Jonathan Friolo, on Flickr

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20mm f/3.5 AI-S:
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Just good luck. No pets or kids, just bugs and this one is a good bug (Yellow Scissortail, few Monarchs this season, sadly). Just like the pic.
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Night shooting (on a trip to Savannah, Georgia) with the Zenitar 16mm f2.8 Fisheye lens (Nikon f-mount) on my A7Rii

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Tokina 20-35 (F-mount) on the A7Rii (shot in Charleston and Isle of Palms, SC)
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Nikon 80-200 f2.8 AF on the A7Rii (same day)

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Winter scenes with the Tokina 20-35
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