Tagged: M42

Carl Zeiss Jena Flektogon 35mm 2.8

The Carl Zeiss Jena Flektogon 35 2.8 was the primary prime 35mm lens from the East German Carl Zeiss Jena company during the fifties, sixties and early seventies. It was produced for a quarter...

Pentax Takumar 35mm 3.5 Lens review

The Takumar 35 3.5 is a wide angle prime lens manufactured by Pentax. It was introduced in 1959 and was produced for several decades. These lenses were built for their Pentax-K and Spotmatic cameras....

Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75 – 1.5

The Carl Zeiss Jena Biotar 75/1.5 is one of the most sought after vintage lenses. It is renowned and adored for its’ unique bokeh which makes it a favourite among portraiture photographers. The lens...

Top 5 vintage 50mm prime lenses for under 50$

There are a lot of different 50mm prime lenses available in the used market. The abundance of choice can be overwhelming. Here is my list (in no specific order) to help you find an ideal 50mm...

Cyclop 1 H3T-1 1.5 / 85mm Helios

The Cyclop 1 H3T-1 nightvision with the 1.5/85mm Helios lens is a very interesting piece of kit. The lens of the Cyclop 1 H3T-1 nightvision is detachable. The nightvision lens generally has a M42 mount...