Tag: FotodioX M42-FX

Sansom Street and 11th Street

Sansom Street, Philadelphia —

FujiFilm X-T2 + Asahi Pentax Super Takumar 28mm f/3.5 M42 @ (28 mm, f/5.6, ISO320), © Khürt L. Williams

This morning, I had a last-minute visit with the doctors as the Bodine Center For Radiation Therapy. Radiation treatment for my Grave's Eye Disease burned my skin at the edges of my eyes. It feels like a slightly painful sunburn. The doctors wanted to examine me to ensure it wasn't serious. I'll use aloe to…

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Holly Hedge Estate

FujiFilm X-T2 | Asahi Pentax Super Takumar 28mm f/3.5 M42

Bhavna and I are attending a wedding ceremony and reception at Holly Hedge Estate for her close friend. [caption id="attachment_75036" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] FujiFilm X-T2 | Asahi Pentax Super Takumar 28mm f/3.5 M42[/caption] [caption id="attachment_75035" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] FujiFilm X-T2 | Asahi Pentax Super Takumar 28mm f/3.5 M42[/caption] [caption id="attachment_75037" align="aligncenter" width="1023"] FujiFilm X-T2 | Asahi Pentax…

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SMC Takumar 55mm F2

📷 Asahi Optical Co. SMC Takumar 55mm f/2 | Canon EOS 5D Mark IV | EF24-105mm f/4L IS USM at 82 mm

I'm experimenting with some vintage lenses and Fotodiox adapters. In a fit of nostalgia, I recently bought an Asahi Optical Co. Pentax Spotmatic II on eBay. It came with an Asahi SMC Takumar 55mm f/2 lenses. This lens has an M42 mount. X-photographers such as Jonas Rask and amateurs such as Ritchie Roesch are adept…

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