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wlewisiii
01-05-2005, 08:21
Speaking of Russian 50mm lenses, I got an inexpensive one of these 53/1.8 lenses for my Kiev 4a. I have a Jupiter-8m and a pre-war collapsable Sonnar 50/2 (my main lens at the moment :D )for it right now and eventually I'll find a Sonnar 50/1.5 that I can afford. But in the meantime, what can I expect from this one?

Thanks!

William

pshinkaw
01-05-2005, 08:25
You should have pretty high expectations. It's a double Gauss design, similar to a Canon Serenar or Leitz Summitar. The Soviets liked high contrast lenses as well.

-Paul