Test-review of Mir-1V photo lens for M42 mounts on MFT sensor with crop-factor 2

I love optics, now I have 2 photo lenses : Mir-1V and Helios 44M-7 both are made in Russia and have M42 mounts for attachment to camera ( it has 45.5 mm work segment, with according adapters lenses can be easily used with all modern cameras, except of mirrored Nikon cameras, which have larger operating … Continue reading Test-review of Mir-1V photo lens for M42 mounts on MFT sensor with crop-factor 2

Zenitar 50mm f/2 – standard photo lens for M42x1 mounts, that is produced in Russia

Lets meet with Zenitar 50mm f/2 standard photo lens for M42x1 mounts, which is produced by Russian plant KMZ. With adapters and converters it can be attached to any modern camera mount and it will allow to get excellent photos, due to low lens elements amount and chromatic and geometric aberrations correction. Its 50 mm … Continue reading Zenitar 50mm f/2 – standard photo lens for M42x1 mounts, that is produced in Russia

KMZ Mir-20 – wide angle objective lens for M42x1 mounts

Lets review wide angle objective lens KMZ Mir-20, it was produced by KMZ plant from 1973 year to 1992 year and by other plants, now it can be bought through private ads in conditions from “new” to “with marks of use”. It has 20 mm fixed focus and field of view 96 degrees; 1/3.5 – … Continue reading KMZ Mir-20 – wide angle objective lens for M42x1 mounts

M42 photo lens Helios 44M-7 test-review on MFT sensor with crop-factor 2

Lets move on to Helios 44M-7 photo lens testing – on Micro Four Thirds sensor with crop-factor 2 this is a great optics for making photos of small macro scenes, surfaces, entry-level tele-photo and as long-range portrait lens. It is attached to camera via M42 mount, with adapters it can be used with all cameras, … Continue reading M42 photo lens Helios 44M-7 test-review on MFT sensor with crop-factor 2

Тестирование M42 объектива Гелиос 44М-7 на MFT-матрице с кроп-фактором 2

Перейдём к тестированию объектива Гелиос 44М-7 – на Micro Four Thirds матрице с кроп-фактором 2 это отличная оптика для фотографирования небольших макро сцен, поверхностей, начальной теле-фото съёмки и в качестве дальнобойного портретного объектива. Он крепится к камере через соединение M42, с помощью переходников его можно использовать на всех современных камерах, у которых рабочий отрезов меньше … Continue reading Тестирование M42 объектива Гелиос 44М-7 на MFT-матрице с кроп-фактором 2

Тест-обзор объектива Мир-1В для креплений M42 на MFT-матрице с кроп-фактором 2

Люблю оптику, сейчас у меня 2 объектива для фотоаппарата : Мир-1В и Гелиос 44М-7 оба они имеют крепление M42 для присоединения к камере ( у него рабочий отрезок 45,5 мм, с соответствующим переходником его можно легко присоединить к любым современным камерам, кроме зеркальных камер Nikon, у которых больший рабочий отрезок и они требуют переюстировки объектива … Continue reading Тест-обзор объектива Мир-1В для креплений M42 на MFT-матрице с кроп-фактором 2

Panasonic Lumix G Micro 4/3 LEICA DG SUMMILUX 25mm/F1.4 ASPH objective lens review

Today we will review Panasonic Lumix G Micro 4/3 LEICA DG SUMMILUX 25mm/F1.4 ASPH objective lens with 25 mm fixed focal length and aperture in f/1.4 – f/16 range, that is controlled by 7 diaphragm blades. It is very light and is well suited for photos taking in dark conditions : in the rooms, in … Continue reading Panasonic Lumix G Micro 4/3 LEICA DG SUMMILUX 25mm/F1.4 ASPH objective lens review

LZOS MC Rubinar 10/1000 Macro – very powerful telephoto lens for astro and macro photos shooting

Lets continue reviews of Soviet and Russian made objective lens for M42x1 mounts with LZOS MC Rubinar 10/1000 Macro device. It is very powerful telephoto objective lens with 1000 mm focal distance, 1.9 kg weight and 125 x 210 mm sizes. Its aperture equals to f/10, because of this it is not very light and … Continue reading LZOS MC Rubinar 10/1000 Macro – very powerful telephoto lens for astro and macro photos shooting

Tamron AF 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 XR Di II LD Aspherical [IF] MACRO – good macro photo lens for optimal price

Today we will look on Tamron AF 18-200mm А/3.5-6.3 XR Di II LD Aspherical [IF] MACRO. As it is seen from its name, it has varying 18 – 200 mm focus distance and varying maximal aperture f/3.5-6.3, depending on zoom settings; its minimal aperture is f/22; it is controlled with use of 7 diaphragm blades. … Continue reading Tamron AF 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 XR Di II LD Aspherical [IF] MACRO – good macro photo lens for optimal price

MC APO Telezenitar-M 2.8/135 teleobjective lens review

Lets continue our study of Russian-made photo objective lens with MC APO Telezenitar-M 2.8/135. As it follows from its name, it is apochromatic ( it has corrected spherical aberrations ( geometrical image distortions ) and chromatic aberrations ( color image distortions ) for 3 or more light waves lengths ); has 135 mm fixed focal … Continue reading MC APO Telezenitar-M 2.8/135 teleobjective lens review