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REVIEW: Soligor 135mm f/3.5

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Posted by Bengt Köhler Sandberg 2013-04-06

Soligor 135mm f/3.5

Specs:

Lens:
135mm

Weight:
325g

Aperture:
f/3.5 to f/22
12 bladed aperure (Preset)

Mount:
M42
Closest Focus:
1.8m (6ft)

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



Image quality


Analogue B&W film
Soligor 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
Soligor 135mm f/3.5
Soligor 135mm f/3.5



Digital
Soligor 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
Soligor 135mm f/3.5
Soligor 135mm f/3.5

Flare / Backlight
Soligor 135mm f/3.5
Soligor 135mm f/3.5



Filming
Soligor 135mm f/3.5



Sample
Soligor 135mm f/3.5
Soligor 135mm f/3.5
Soligor 135mm f/3.5
Soligor 135mm f/3.5



Build quality

Very good and with a nice feel to it.


Conclusion

A surprisingly good lens!
Great image quality that is sharp and renders very well at all apertures.
Love the contrast and bokeh.

The only thing I don't like about this is the closest focus of 1.8m (6ft).


Thumbs up:
Image quality
Bokeh / Flare
Build quality
12 bladed aperure


Thumbs down:
Closest Focus: 1.8m (6ft)


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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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