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Ricoh 21st May 2018 09:45 PM

Have you ever considered reversing the objective
 
Interesting results are guaranteed, examples shown in the following blog:

https://transienteye.com/2016/08/14/...ied-50mm-lens/

Petrochemist 22nd May 2018 07:26 AM

Re: Have you ever considered reversing the objective
 
Thanks I might give that a try with one of my spare 50/1.7s - I've removed the rear group from one to give a soft focus lens (that needs considerable extension to focus) creating another unique lens from another would be good. :)

Ricoh 22nd May 2018 07:33 AM

Re: Have you ever considered reversing the objective
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Petrochemist (Post 447546)
Thanks I might give that a try with one of my spare 50/1.7s - I've removed the rear group from one to give a soft focus lens (that needs considerable extension to focus) creating another unique lens from another would be good. :)

This guy over on LUF has modified his 50mm f/2 DR https://www.l-camera-forum.com/topic...nverted-glass/ worth a look.

Harold Gough 27th May 2018 12:06 PM

Re: Have you ever considered reversing the objective
 
Or, alternatively:

This was posted on the MF Lenses website:

http://forum.mflenses.com/experiment...2.html#1501471

Harold


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