Jim's Photography Art Blog
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|Posted on March 12, 2019 at 11:00 PM||comments (0)|
Both they images I shot using an approx. 60 year old Takumar 55mm f/1.8 (early version zebra lens).
|Posted on March 11, 2019 at 10:40 PM||comments (0)|
I took this shot this afternoon after I got home from work with an old S-M-C Takumar 85mm f/1.8 Lens on my Pentax K1. The Sun actually came out for a few minutes today!!!!!
|Posted on March 10, 2019 at 2:45 PM||comments (0)|
I took this shot with my Pentax K1 using an approx. 60yr old Takumar 35mm f/2.3 Lens.
|Posted on March 7, 2019 at 5:15 PM||comments (0)|
I took this in Cashiers, NC this morning....
|Posted on February 28, 2019 at 5:05 PM||comments (0)|
The wind landed this leaf like this during a storm here at my cabin a couple of weeks ago....
Image taken with the Pentax K1 using an approx. 60 year old Auto-Takumar 55mm f/1.8 Lens. (early zebra version).
|Posted on February 22, 2019 at 8:15 PM||comments (0)|
Here's my approx. 60 year old Takumar 55mm f/1.8 Lens (early zebra version).
|Posted on February 3, 2019 at 10:00 AM||comments (0)|
|Posted on January 31, 2019 at 9:05 PM||comments (0)|
This is one of my Dad's old statutes.
I used a 60 year old Takumar 135mm f/3.5 (early preset version) Lens for this shot.
|Posted on January 30, 2019 at 10:20 PM||comments (0)|
Here's a new addition to my vintage lens collection.
It's a near mint condition, approximately 60 year old Takumar 135mm f/3.5 Preset Lens.
I'm gonna have some fun with this thing!!!!! (photos coming soon!)
|Posted on January 25, 2019 at 7:25 PM||comments (0)|
Tele-Takumar 300mm f/6.3 Preset Lens (1965 Version).
|Posted on January 21, 2019 at 10:05 AM||comments (0)|
The Super Blood Wolf Moon Eclipse of 2019
|Posted on January 2, 2019 at 8:55 PM||comments (0)|
|Posted on January 1, 2019 at 8:05 PM||comments (0)|
Those that are familiar with my photography know I love shooting with Vintage Lenses, specifically Takumar and some older SMC Pentax Lenses.
Pictured is my Vintage Lens Kit that I'll be shooting out of moving forward in to 2019 and beyond. Out of the many lenses in my collection these are my 9 favorite. All these lenses are at least 43 years old, with the oldest being 55 years old. The Camera Body I am using for these lenses is a 2016 Full Frame 36 megapixel Pentax K1 DSLR (First Version).
The lenses included in this kit are:
| Super-Takumar 35mm f/3.5 | Super-Takumar 50mm f/1.4 "8 Element Version" |
| SMC Pentax 50mm f/1.2 | Super-Multi-Coated Takumar 85mm f/1.8 |
| Super-Takumar 105mm f/2.8 | Super-Multi-Coated Takumar 135mm f/2.5 |
| Super-Multi-Coated Takumar 200mm f/4 |
| Super-Multi-Coated MACRO-Takumar 50mm f/4 |
| Super-Multi-Coated MACRO-Takumar 100mm f/4 |
My 3 favorite Vintage Lenses that I shoot with most of the time are highlighted in bold black.
2019 will be an interesting and fun year making "Photography Art"!
|Posted on December 28, 2018 at 10:40 PM||comments (0)|
|Posted on December 23, 2018 at 7:35 PM||comments (0)|
Having fun with the Christmas tree's colors!
|Posted on December 18, 2018 at 11:00 PM||comments (0)|