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Old 17th February 2016
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Re: A Vivitar 28 mm f2.5 surprise...:)

Originally Posted by Minniesmum View Post
Since receiving my beautiful E-P5 courtesy of Steve ( Ricoh ) I've been really getting back into manual focus with the older lenses - they were always a bit unbalanced on the tiny E-PM2. Got a cheapo lens 6 months ago from a market stall dealer for a tenner- looked unusual and pristine- a Vivitar 28 mm f2.5 Auto Wide-Angle. Believe made by Kiron. A HUGE front element ( 67mm ). Built like a tank- smooth focus. I love these older lenses- a lot of fun Going to take it out for a spin today
I use a Kiron (Vivitar Series 1) 105mm macro for everything from medium telephoto down to 1:1 on my EM-1. The resolution is excellent.

The body is willing but the mind is weak.
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