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REVIEW: Yashica Yashikor 200mm f/3.5

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Posted by Bengt Köhler Sandberg 2012-09-30

Yashica Yashikor 200mm f/3.5

Specs:

Lens:
200mm

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

Focus:
Infinit to 2.5m (8ft)

Weight:
560g

Mount:
M42

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


Image quality

Wide open is nice and sharp and farly little corner softness on a full frame and next to none on a croped sensor.
Lose some contrast wide open but other then that it renders very good.

Analogue B&W film
Yashica Yashikor
                            200mm f/3.5
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f/3.5 - f/5.6 - f/8 - f/11 - f/16 - f/22

Bokeh
Can look awful in some occasions and good in others.
Yashica
                                                      Yashikor 200mm
                                                      f/3.5
Yashica
                                                          Yashikor 200mm
                                                          f/3.5


Digital
Pictures taken with a Canon 500D at ISO100 and I used a M42 to Canon mount adapter
Yashica
                                                          Yashikor 200mm
                                                          f/3.5
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f/3.5 - f/5.6 - f/8 - f/11 - f/16 - f/22

Bokeh
Yashica
                                                          Yashikor 200mm
                                                          f/3.5
Yashica
                                                          Yashikor 200mm
                                                          f/3.5

Sample
Yashica
                                                          Yashikor 200mm
                                                          f/3.5
Yashica
                                                          Yashikor 200mm
                                                          f/3.5
Yashica
                                                          Yashikor 200mm
                                                          f/3.5


Filming
Yashica Yashikor 200mm
                                            f/3.5

Build quality

Very good and solid.
Also have a great feel to it.


Conclusion

Great lens with good image and build quality.
Hard to find thumbs down but a little one is the contast wide open.

Thumbs up:
Image and build quality
Bokeh
Feel

Thumbs down:
Contrast wide open (small thumbs down)



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