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ML 500mm f8 Lens

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ML 500mm f8 lens

Format: 35mm SLR

Type: Prime lens

Focusing: Manual Focus (MF)

Lens mounts: C/Y (contax/yashica)

Features: Mirror lens
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Yashica made at least 3 versions of 500mm f8 mirror lenses but the rarest and best by far was the last one - the ML 500mm f8.  Smaller, lighter and sharper than the its predecessor the 500mm f8 Reflex, the use of the ML coating has contributed to improved flare control and a big boost in contrast.  It is, by repute, the best 500mm f8 mirror lens ever made.

Posted by: Graham   Date of publication: 27.11.2020

Mechanical quality5.001
Optical quality5.001
Pricing / Value3.001
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