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    Auto Chinon 28mm f/2.8 M42 lens on digital camera

    This is a review of the Auto Chinon 28mm M42 mount f/2.8 lens when used on Sony Nex 6 and Ricoh GXR APS-C digital cameras. Auto Chinon 28mm f/2.8 Images My Auto Chinon 28mm Lens I was given my copy of this lens by my cousin Therese and her husband Mike when they discovered at a family get-together that I’m a collector of vintage camera equipment. Mike used to be an avid photographer and bought a Chinon CX with a...
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    Pentacon 30mm f/3.5 M42 lens on Sony Nex

    This is a brief review of the Pentacon 30mm f/3.5 prime lens fitted with an M42 screw thread lens fitted to my Sony Nex 6 camera. Pentacon 30mm f/3.5 Images I bought this lens from E-Bay UK for £7 as a ‘sold as seen’ lens because it had some internal dust. Since lens of this vintage are normally reasonably easy to take apart I thought it was worth while trying it out to see what sort of performance I could...

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