Woo Hoo!!!

Discussion in 'Adapted Lenses' started by dixeyk, Oct 17, 2012.

  1. kevistopheles

    kevistopheles TalkEmount All-Pro

    Jun 18, 2012
    The local photography shop was having a 50% off sale and lenses on consignment sometimes that don't sell after the allowed time end up on the sale table because the owners don't want them back (not sure why) so I picked up a gorgeous Minolta Rokkor X 50/1.7 (with caps) for $20. I'll try it out and report back when I get home.
  2. ErickSaint

    ErickSaint TalkEmount Regular

    Aug 27, 2012
    Milwaukee, WI
    Nice score. I got the same lens from ebay a while back. Think I paid a little more, around $40, but got a CPC 28mm and MD to Nex adapter in the sale. My friend has the Rokker 58mm 1.4 and that thing just loves neon in low light. I haven't had a chance to shoot anything yet, need to buy the camera first.
  3. freddytto

    freddytto TalkEmount All-Pro

    Dec 2, 2011
    Puebla, Mexico
    wow congrats Kevin, I have the same lens Minolta Rokkor 50mm f1.7, I bought it about 35 bucks more than a year, was my first MF lens, and really, very happy with that, is very sharp, nice Constrast.
    is one my favorite lenses

    these were my first shots with this lens a year ago, my first attempts with my NEx5n in MF, and I still love it for portraits.

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/freddy_007/6763350655/" title="looking for some naughty by Freddytto Robles, on Flickr"> 6763350655_dcacd442de_b. "1024" height="641" alt="looking for some naughty"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/freddy_007/6763350631/" title="You're trying shooting by Freddytto Robles, on Flickr"> 6763350631_ae5a6023cf_b. "1024" height="633" alt="You're trying shooting"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/freddy_007/8034301451/" title="Lower Manhattan by Freddytto Robles, on Flickr"> 8034301451_e572c43e2b_b. "1024" height="680" alt="Lower Manhattan"></a>
  4. kevistopheles

    kevistopheles TalkEmount All-Pro

    Jun 18, 2012
    Those are wonderful. BTW, I sent you a PM answering that question you had.
  5. freddytto

    freddytto TalkEmount All-Pro

    Dec 2, 2011
    Puebla, Mexico
    ok let me see thanks Kev
  6. Bimjo

    Bimjo Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Oct 28, 2011
    Washington State
    Isn't it fulfilling when you make a photo equipment score? Always is for me. :) 
  7. davect01

    davect01 Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Aug 20, 2011
    Fountain Hills, AZ
    Nice score!
  8. Dioptrick

    Dioptrick TalkEmount All-Pro

    Feb 4, 2012
    New Zealand
  9. NickCyprus

    NickCyprus Super Moderator

    Oct 11, 2012
    ^^ That shot!!! :eek:  :eek:  :eek: 
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