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The Angenieux Type R1 35mm f/2.5 :

This lens is a very beautiful lens like any others Angenieux retrofocus lenses. My copy is in very good conditions, serial number is : 437051, made in 1956. This is a compact lens but heavy and solid.

Price : +++

Beauty : 10/10

Rarity : 8/10

Use : 7/10

Size / weight : 8/10

Sharpness : 7/10

Contrast : 6/10

Bokeh : 8/10

Grade = 7.7/10

All photos were shot at f/2.5 on Nikon d810 without post accentuation. The sharpness is good at f2.5 with great slightly swirly bokeh.

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Beauty : 5/10

Rarity : 5/10

Use : 7/10

Size / weight : 7/10

Sharpness : 8/10

Contrast : 8/10

Bokeh : 9/10

Grade = 7/10

The Zeiss Planar 50mm f/1.8 M42 mount is a very good old lens. Really great bokeh and sharpness at f/1.8. My copy is a rare Planar in M42 mount and can be found on somes voigtlander VSL cameras.

Price : ++

Beauty : 7/10

Rarity : 7/10

Use : 9/10

Size / weight : 7/10

Sharpness : 9/10

Contrast : 10/10

Bokeh : 7/10

Grade = 8/10

The takumar 135mm f2.5 m42 mount can be considered as one of the bests 135mm old lenses. All photo were shot on Nikon d810. Very sharp at f/2.5 with great bokeh. The particularity is the awesome contrast of this lens and takumar lenses in general.

The Helios 58mm f/2 type 44-2 is an URSS famous copy of the zess biometar by zeiss. This lens is famous with his swirly bokeh. There many differets versions of the Helios 58mm f/2 but the most renowned is the 44-2 version. This version is considered to have the best swirly bokeh. Low sharpness at f/2 and a little better at f/4 but this is not the first quality of this lens. Last reason to get this lens : his low price.

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Beauty : 5/10

Rarity : 4/10

Use : 8/10

Size / weight : 8/10

Sharpness : 5/10

Contrast : 7/10

Bokeh : 10/10

Grade = 6.7/10