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REVIEW: Ricoh XR Rikenon 28mm f/2.8

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Posted by Bengt Köhler Sandberg 2013-03-07

Ricoh XR Rikenon 28mm f/2.8

Specs:

Lens:
28mm

Aperture:
f/2.8 to f/16
6 bladed aperure

Closest Focus:
0.3m (1ft)

Weight:
245g

Mount:
Pentax K

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


Image quality


Analogue B&W film
Ricoh XR Rikenon
                            28mm f/2.8
Download full size image. Here (up to 5mb)
f/2.8 - f/4 - f/5.6 - f/8 - f/11 - f/16

Bokeh
Really nice!
Ricoh XR
                                                          Rikenon 28mm
                                                          f/2.8
Ricoh XR
                                                          Rikenon 28mm
                                                          f/2.8


Digital
Ricoh XR
                                                          Rikenon 28mm
                                                          f/2.8
Download full size image. Here (up to 5mb)
f/2.8 - f/4 - f/5.6 - f/8 - f/11 - f/16

Bokeh
Ricoh XR
                                                          Rikenon 28mm
                                                          f/2.8
Ricoh XR
                                                          Rikenon 28mm
                                                          f/2.8

Flare
Ricoh XR
                                                          Rikenon 28mm
                                                          f/2.8
Ricoh XR
                                                          Rikenon 28mm
                                                          f/2.8
Ricoh XR Rikenon 28mm
                                              f/2.8



Filming
Ricoh XR
                                              Rikenon 28mm f/2.8



Sample
Ricoh XR
                                                          Rikenon 28mm
                                                          f/2.8
Ricoh XR
                                                          Rikenon 28mm
                                                          f/2.8
Ricoh XR
                                                          Rikenon 28mm
                                                          f/2.8
Ricoh XR
                                                          Rikenon 28mm
                                                          f/2.8
Ricoh XR
                                                          Rikenon 28mm
                                                          f/2.8
Ricoh XR
                                                          Rikenon 28mm
                                                          f/2.8
Ricoh XR
                                                          Rikenon 28mm
                                                          f/2.8
Ricoh XR
                                                          Rikenon 28mm
                                                          f/2.8



More sample images can be found at:
http://www.sample-image.com/ricoh-xr-rikenon-28mm-f2-8/



Build quality

Very good and solid.
The lens have also a very nice feel to it.


Conclusion

Great little lens!
Image quality is nice and sharp and it renders very well at all apertures.
Build quality and feel is just as good and one can't ask for much more.


Thumbs up:
Image and build quality
Bokeh / Flare
Feel


Thumbs down:



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Technical Info

Analogue B&W film
Scanner: Plustek OpticFilm 7600i
Film: AGFA CINEREX (X-ray film)
Developer: Kodak D76

Digital
Canon 500D with lens mount adapter
Auto White Balance and ISO 100

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