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  1. 1914 Kodak Meniscus Lens on EOS


    from Ignacio Sanchez Added 1,048 9 4

    Taken from a Kodak Folding camera from 1914, this meniscus lens (one element) is placed in a EOS cap with a bellows. The aperture limiter was removed to obtain the soft focus. The focal length is…

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      from Jason Bognacki Added 4,703 28 9

      Aerial Recon Lens on 5Dmkii - 7 inch (178mm) f/2.5 Kodak Aero-Ektar lens removed from a K-24 aerial recon camera. Custom focusing helicoid and extension tube. Have to upgrade the focusing mechanism…

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      • Battle of the Rokkors


        from Bryce McNabb Added 2,538 6 6

        I have acquired a Rokkor-X 50mm 1.4 Minolta MD as well as a Rokkor-PF 58mm 1.4 Minolta MC. On the GH2 they're a 100mm and 116mm. I conducted this test to help me determine which of them is…

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        • Canon T3i with 55mm Takumar lens from the 1960's


          from Microdac Added 42 0 1

          Yes. the old glass will work, but...

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          • GF2 + Kern Yvar16mm TEST


            from Ignacio Sanchez Added 908 2 2

            This is my first GF2 video test. I used the CBrandin 44mb/s settings and a 16mm movie lens from Paillard Bolex, the Yvar 16mm f/2.8. It vignettes in the m4/3 sensor, at beginning it thought it was…

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            • GF2 with Vega7/3 20mm C-Mount


              from Ignacio Sanchez Added 1,034 4 2

              A very rare C-Mount soviet lens. A 20mm f/2 Vega from the Ukranian factory of Krasnogorsk. It has severe scratches in the rear lens that produce blooming in hightlights, but still usable in certain…

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              • Iscorama Anamorphic Lens Test - with a Sony NEX-VG10: **NO GRADING**


                from Bob W. Added 806 4 1

                THIS VERSION IS NOT FOR THE FAINT OF HEART - THE FULLY GRADED VERSION OF THIS TEST MAY BE SEEN HERE: http://vimeo.com/30581500 This footage is intended to show how an Iscorama non-36 (the very first…

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                • Konica Hexanon 40mm 1.8 test


                  from Filmersblog Added 6,410 14 15

                  I was looking for a fast 35mm prime legacy lens and was turned onto this lens by someone who owned it. This is one extremely affordable lens that shines in all aspects. Great color rendition, it's…

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                  • KOWA ANAMORPHIC LENS TEST


                    from Shawn Bannon Added 10.8K 83 14

                    KOWA ANAMORPHIC LENS TEST - 40mm 2x squeeze anamorphic lens on the Red Epic at 5k - Vintage Japanese lenses from the 1970s with pretty flaring and veiling This is an available light lens test…

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                    • Northerly Island // Cooke Anastigmat 25mm f2.7


                      from Greg Stephen Reigh Added 572 13 4

                      www.gregstephenreigh.com Shot on a Panasonic GH3 at Chicago's Northerly Island using a Cooke Anastigmat 25mm f2.7. The footage is ungraded. Earlier in the summer I happened upon an old Stewart-Warner…

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                      • Pentacon 50mm 1.8


                        from Thanasis Protatos Added

                        Lens: Pentacon 50mm 1.8 (M42 thread) Camera: Canon 550D/T2i Camera Settings: ISO 400 F 1.8

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                        • PETZVAL-MOD™ - 58MM F2.0 (W/ MODIFIED ELEMENTS) - TEST 02


                          from Jason Bognacki Added 5,426 30 6

                          EXPERIMENTS IN BOKEH // HELIOS 58MM F2.0 (WITH MODIFIED ELEMENTS) Received a lot of requests for close up/ head and shoulder "People" shots...using the test lens here https://vimeo.com/65004051.…

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                          Old lenses database for video

                          Benjamin Chagneux Created by Benjamin Chagneux

                          This group was created to make video tests database from all old lenses.
                          A lense is considered to be "old" when it was made before 90s and all manual :)
                          Everybody can submit his video test : write me a personal message.

                          Terms of use :
                          - The shooting conditions have to be neutral as possible.
                          - No color grading, or post transformation.
                          - video title must be lense name !
                          Specify :
                          - lense caracteristics
                          - camera used
                          - shooting settings

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