I finished a simple comparison test of the two W-Nikkor lenses. Tested lenses are Nikkor 3.5cm/1.8(reissued) and Nikkor 3.5cm/2.5(black one). As I expected 35/1.8 was very nice, but also 35/2.5 showed more nice performance than I expected ! (almost same with a 35/1.8, except the wide open shot.)
Film was Konica minolta centuria 100, taken with Bessa R2S.
Tested lenses are here. see the beautiful multicoated modern one and elegant single coated classic one.
With original hood and F-cap.
I stopped down 35/1.8 to F2.5 to make the same aparture with 35/2.5's wide open. look colours and bokeh which 35/2.5 made. 35/1.8 describes background more precisely, 35/2.5 shows its nice halo-effect.
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