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REVIEW: Carenar 135mm f/2.8

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Posted by Bengt Köhler Sandberg 2012-10-31

Carenar 135mm f/2.8

Specs:


Lens:
135mm

Aperture:
f/2.8 to f/22
6 bladed aperure

Focus:
Infinit to 1.4m (4.5ft)

Weight:
370g

Mount:
M42

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


Image quality

Wide open:
Good sharpness
Mild corner softness
Vignetting
Mild Glow

Renders very good at all apertures.

Analogue B&W film
Carenar 135mm
                            f/2.8
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f/2.8 - f/4 - f/5.6 - f/8 - f/11 - f/16 - f/22

Bokeh
Carenar 135mm
                                                      f/2.8
Carenar
                                                          135mm f/2.8

Flare / Backlight
Carenar
                                                          135mm f/2.8
Carenar
                                                          135mm f/2.8


Digital
Pictures taken with a Canon 500D at ISO100 and I used a M42 to Canon mount adapter
Carenar
                                                          135mm f/2.8
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f/2.8 - f/4 - f/5.6 - f/8 - f/11 - f/16 - f/22

Bokeh
Carenar
                                                          135mm f/2.8
Carenar
                                                          135mm f/2.8

Flare / Backlight
Carenar
                                                          135mm f/2.8
Carenar
                                                          135mm f/2.8


Sample
Carenar
                                                          135mm f/2.8
Carenar
                                                          135mm f/2.8
Carenar
                                                          135mm f/2.8


Filming
Carenar 135mm f/2.8

Build quality

Very good and solid.


Conclusion

Nice lens!
You loose some contrast etc wide open but it renders nicely at all apertures.

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