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REVIEW: Super-Takumar 135mm f/3.5

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Posted by Bengt Köhler Sandberg 2012-12-13

Super-Takumar 135mm f/3.5

Made by the Asahi Optical Co. Ltd, later known as Pentax Corporation.


Specs:

Lens:
135mm

Aperture:
f/3.5 to f/22
6 bladed aperure

Closest Focus:
1.5m (5ft)

Weight:
345g

Mount:
M42

Covers:
Standard 35mm film size (24×36 mm negative)


Image quality

Wide open:
Great sharpness
Little corner softness
Farly little vignetting

Renders very good at all apertures.

Analogue B&W film
Super-Takumar 135mm
                            f/3.5
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f/3.5 - f/4 - f/5.6 - f/8 - f/11 - f/16 - f/22

Bokeh
Looks great
Super-Takumar
                                                      135mm f/3.5
Super-Takumar
                                                      135mm f/3.5


Digital
Pictures taken with a Canon 500D at ISO100 and I used a M42 to Canon mount adapter
Super-Takumar






                                                          135mm f/3.5
Download full size image. Here (up to 5mb)
f/3.5 - f/4 - f/5.6 - f/8 - f/11 - f/16 - f/22

Bokeh
Super-Takumar






                                                          135mm f/3.5
Super-Takumar






                                                          135mm f/3.5

Flare
Super-Takumar






                                                          135mm f/3.5
Super-Takumar






                                                          135mm f/3.5


Sample
Super-Takumar






                                                          135mm f/3.5
Super-Takumar






                                                          135mm f/3.5
Super-Takumar






                                                          135mm f/3.5
Super-Takumar






                                                          135mm f/3.5
Super-Takumar






                                                          135mm f/3.5
Super-Takumar






                                                          135mm f/3.5


Filming
Super-Takumar 135mm
                                            f/3.5

Build quality

Very good and solid.
Also have a amazing feel.


Conclusion

A amazing lens at all points!
Really good image quality and build quality.
This is also one of the best in terms of feel like many other m42 Takumar lenses.


Thumbs up:
Really good image and build quality
Bokeh
Feel


Thumbs down



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