Tagged: 1.8

Spiratone 135mm 1.8 Admiral Sun lens review

I rarely buy new gear anymore. Most prices have become too crazy to justify spending that much. Luckily I have amassed most of my vintage gear about a decade ago and hundreds of lenses...

Pentacon Prakticar 1.8 50 MC

The Pentacon Prakticar 1.8 50mm was the prime lens for the ‘Praktica B’ system. The ‘Praktica B’ system was introduced in 1979 and was the last big push of the East German camera industry....

Carl Zeiss Planar History – Part 2

The following article presents a subjective perspective on the history and evolution of the Planar-type lenses from their origins to modern times. Because the 50mm focal length has been the most popular and the...