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SMC Takumar 50 mm f/ 1.4 Lens

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SMC Takumar 50 mm f/ 1.4 lens

SMC Takumar 50 mm f/ 1.4 lens

SMC Takumar 50 mm f/ 1.4 lens

SMC Takumar 50 mm f/ 1.4 lens

Format: 35mm SLR

Type: Prime lens

Focusing: Manual Focus (MF)

Lens mounts: M42

User reviews (1)

Photos (6)

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Owners (19)

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Average price: $85

Specifications:

Focal lengthMax. apertureMin. apertureBladesMin. Focus (m.)Filter Ø (mm.)Weight (gr/oz)Length (mm/in)
50mmf/1.4f/1680.4549253/8,942/1,7

Additional information:

The Super-Multi-Coated Takumar 50 mm f/ 1.4 is a standard fast prime lens with a multilayer coating for 35-mm  SLR cameras with the M42 screw mount. The lens body is fully metal. Therуis a one-half-stop f-number scale (f2-f11) on the aperture ring. The first version of the lens is not rubber-coated.


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Posted by: SharkDD   Date of publication: 05.04.2012



Photos taken with this lens SMC Takumar 50 mm f/ 1.4:


Lens SMC Takumar 50 - 1,4
Autor: roberto leoncini
5 0 1548

Lens SMC Takumar 50 - 1,4
Autor: roberto leoncini
5 0 1641

Lens SMC Takumar 50 - 1,4
Autor: roberto leoncini
5 0 1372

Lens SMC Takumar 50 - 1,4
Autor: roberto leoncini
5 0 1826

Mechanical quality4.888
Optical quality4.748
Usability4.628
Pricing / Value4.717
Bokeh4.758
Overall lens rating
4.74

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Owner reviews: SMC Takumar 50 mm f/ 1.4

ProfHankD 05.01.2016 23:39:35
Period of use: 72 months

Strengths:

Deservedly famous for bokeh, very well built, small, sharp, fast, good flare resistance, and relatively cheap.


Weaknesses:

This version has a mechanical conflict with the M42 adapters that include a stop-down ledge so that it cannot focus to infinity on those adapters. It works fine on ones without the ledge.

Not as good IQ on a focal reducer (due to field curvature?).


Comments:

A really nice lens in just about every way.