December 20, 2014, 08:13:23 PM

Author Topic: Takumars, Anyone?  (Read 18451 times)

TWI by Dustin Abbott

  • 1D X
  • *******
  • Posts: 1679
    • View Profile
    • dustinabbott.net
Re: Takumars, Anyone?
« Reply #60 on: October 27, 2013, 05:12:38 PM »
Here's one from the Helios 44-4.  I am less fond it than the 44-2 (less personality and less microcontrast), but I like this one from it:


Hung Out to Dry by Thousand Word Images by Dustin Abbott, on Flickr
6D x 2 | EOS-M w/22mm f/2 + 18-55 STM + EF Adapter| Rokinon 14mm f/2.8 | Tamron 24-70 f/2.8 VC | 35mm f/2 IS | 40mm f/2.8 | 100L | 135L | 70-300L -----OLD SCHOOL----- SMC Takumar 28mm f/3.5, Super Takumar 35mm f/3.5, SMC Takumar 55mm f/1.8, Helios 44-2 and 44-4, Super Takumar 150mm f/4

canon rumors FORUM

Re: Takumars, Anyone?
« Reply #60 on: October 27, 2013, 05:12:38 PM »

TWI by Dustin Abbott

  • 1D X
  • *******
  • Posts: 1679
    • View Profile
    • dustinabbott.net
Re: Takumars, Anyone?
« Reply #61 on: October 28, 2013, 08:37:40 AM »
Here is (for me) an unusual shot from the Helios/6D combo.  I actually stopped the Helios down (it is a preset design, so no fixed aperture, but I would guess somewhere around f/6.3).  The Helios has so many artistic optical defects wide open, but its character changes completely when stopped down.  It basically just becomes a sharp prime.


Duality by Thousand Word Images by Dustin Abbott, on Flickr
6D x 2 | EOS-M w/22mm f/2 + 18-55 STM + EF Adapter| Rokinon 14mm f/2.8 | Tamron 24-70 f/2.8 VC | 35mm f/2 IS | 40mm f/2.8 | 100L | 135L | 70-300L -----OLD SCHOOL----- SMC Takumar 28mm f/3.5, Super Takumar 35mm f/3.5, SMC Takumar 55mm f/1.8, Helios 44-2 and 44-4, Super Takumar 150mm f/4

TWI by Dustin Abbott

  • 1D X
  • *******
  • Posts: 1679
    • View Profile
    • dustinabbott.net
Re: Takumars, Anyone?
« Reply #62 on: October 29, 2013, 09:00:02 AM »
6D x 2 | EOS-M w/22mm f/2 + 18-55 STM + EF Adapter| Rokinon 14mm f/2.8 | Tamron 24-70 f/2.8 VC | 35mm f/2 IS | 40mm f/2.8 | 100L | 135L | 70-300L -----OLD SCHOOL----- SMC Takumar 28mm f/3.5, Super Takumar 35mm f/3.5, SMC Takumar 55mm f/1.8, Helios 44-2 and 44-4, Super Takumar 150mm f/4

canon rumors FORUM

Re: Takumars, Anyone?
« Reply #62 on: October 29, 2013, 09:00:02 AM »