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Showcase Pentax S-M-C Macro-Takumar 100mm f/4

Discussion in 'Adapted Lens Sample Image Showcase' started by eno789, Mar 18, 2015.

  1. eno789

    eno789 TalkEmount Top Veteran

    Jan 1, 2012
    NoCal, USA

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  2. serhan

    serhan TalkEmount All-Pro

    Aug 27, 2011
    Beautiful! We should start the Spring posting. But we are still expecting snow this Friday...
  3. davect01

    davect01 Super Moderator

    Aug 20, 2011
    Fountain Hills, AZ
    Lovely blooms
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  4. NickCyprus

    NickCyprus Super Moderator

    Oct 11, 2012
    Wow, these are excellent!!! The colors, the bokeh...;)
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  5. jai

    jai TalkEmount Top Veteran

    Feb 4, 2013
    Those old Pentax lenses have a real distinctive look to their Bokeh. Its like, a shimmering type effect? I really like it.
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  6. xXx1

    xXx1 TalkEmount All-Pro

    Jan 15, 2013
    They are mechanically very good too. I think that they are the best made lenses. SMCs have pretty good coatings too so they are very nice to use even now.
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  7. jai

    jai TalkEmount Top Veteran

    Feb 4, 2013
    Yeah they feel amazing, I have the 55mm F1.8 and the 200mm F4.

    Does still bug me that they are backwards.
  8. Zanner

    Zanner TalkEmount Veteran

    Aug 19, 2013
    Wisconsin, USA
    I'm a Pentax SMC lover. Beautiful shots! I can't wait for the warmth and the color....C'mon Spring!
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  9. ztryfe

    ztryfe TalkEmount Veteran

    Aug 19, 2014
    Pretty nice colors and blooms, why oh why you had to show this? Pentax SMC....

    Edit: Ah! there is one of this lenses reasonably priced in my area, but it would overlap with my Vivitar S1 105 f2.5 Macro, its not for me :)
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  10. Bimjo

    Bimjo Super Moderator

    Oct 28, 2011
    Washington State
    Great stuff Brian. Those violets are sublime. :)
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  11. chrid

    chrid Super Noob

    May 5, 2014
    Very nice, love the colour :D
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  12. WT21

    WT21 TalkEmount Top Veteran

    Aug 7, 2011
    Are those wide open? I'm assuming the lens would be good at f/4, but wanted to ask. I've got the 135/3.5 and the 50/1.4. Love them both on the a7.
  13. jeffmurray

    jeffmurray TalkEmount Veteran

    Dec 18, 2014
    Hobart, Australia
    Number one for me is stunning. Beautiful bokeh. Coming into Autumn downunder. Nice to see your spring shows.
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  14. christilou

    christilou TalkEmount Veteran

    Nov 26, 2012
    Surrey, UK
    Beautiful colour!
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  15. eno789

    eno789 TalkEmount Top Veteran

    Jan 1, 2012
    NoCal, USA
    The "Iris Bud" was wide open, the "Nectarine" might be as well, the others are mostly at f/5.6.
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