Tag: Asahi SMC Takumar 50mm f/1.4

Old things have significance

Dad's Asahi Pentax Spotmatic II with Asahi Pentax SMC Takumar 50mm f/1.4 lens and my Pentax P3 | Nikon D40 | AF-S DX Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR II @ (32 mm, f/5.0, ISO400)

I updated my Facebook profile photo this week. Inspired, I took a self-portrait with Dad's old camera, an Asahi Optical Co. Pentax Spotmatic II with attached Asahi SMC Takumar 50mm f/1.4 lens, as a prop. The camera-generated a few questions on Facebook, so I'm following up with a post about the camera. A man's dreams…

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