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Steinheil Culminar 85 mm f/ 2.8 Lens

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Steinheil Culminar 85 mm f/ 2.8 lens

Steinheil Culminar 85 mm f/ 2.8 lens

Steinheil Culminar 85 mm f/ 2.8 lens

Steinheil Culminar 85 mm f/ 2.8 lens

Format: 35mm SLR

Type: Prime lens

Focusing: Manual Focus (MF)

Lens mounts: M42, M39 Leica screw-mount (LSM), Exakta

User reviews (1)

Photos (15)

Tests (0)

Owners (1)

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Average price: $280

Specifications:

Focal lengthMax. apertureMin. apertureBladesMin. Focus (m.)Filter Ø (mm.)Weight (gr/oz)Length (mm/in)
85mmf/2.8f/32161.15 272/9,681/3,2

Additional information:

 

The Steinheil Culminar 85mm f/2.8  is a telephoto prime lens for 35 mm rangefinder and SLR cameras.

 


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Posted by: Liliom   Date of publication: 07.07.2013



Photos taken with this lens Steinheil Culminar 85 mm f/ 2.8:


f2.8
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f8
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Mechanical quality4.333
Optical quality4.003
Usability4.333
Pricing / Value4.003
Bokeh4.333
Overall lens rating
4.20

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Owner reviews: Steinheil Culminar 85 mm f/ 2.8

Andreas Lindemann 22.04.2016 14:22:00
Period of use: 4 months

Strengths:
  • nice bokeh
  • good build quality

Weaknesses:

  • unusual filter mount

Comments:

For all who search for a lens hood for the Steinhein Culminar 85mm f2.8:

this lens has an unusual E36.5x0.5mm filter mount. I ordered an alloy step-up ring with the thread size E36.5 to E52 ("Soligor for Nikon 885 Adapter 36.5-52"). It fits perfect to the Culminar. In addition I screwed a standard lens hood on it. So the whole length of adapter and hood is 43mm. It shows no vignetting and enhances the contrast of this lens.

BTW: the Culminar has a nice bubble bokeh like Trioplan (look at sample photos).