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, Olympus PEN F 38mm f/1.8 Half-Frame

Olympus PEN F 38mm f/1.8 Half-Frame

A baby Olympus SLR lens from the film days, but how does this compact short-telephoto/long standard lens perform on APS-C?

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, Minolta MD-Rokkor X 45mm f/2

Minolta MD-Rokkor X 45mm f/2

The Minolta MD 45mm f/2 is a common slightly wide and fairly compact standard lens.

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, Konica Hexanon AR 40mm f/1.8

Konica Hexanon AR 40mm f/1.8

The 40mm focal length works out to be a nice long standard lens on APS-C or a very short telephoto. This is a great general purpose focal length, so how does this old Konica...

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, Vivitar Series 1 90mm f/2.5 Macro

Vivitar Series 1 90mm f/2.5 Macro

I have tested a lot of the old standard focal length macros, but how does a telephoto 90mm macro from the old days stand up? This works out to be a moderately long telephoto...

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, SMC Pentax A 50mm f/2.8 Macro

SMC Pentax A 50mm f/2.8 Macro

Another old standard focal length macro (short telephoto on APS-C); pretty much every manufacturer had a standard focal length macro in the f/2.8-3.5 range.

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, Nikkor 50mm f/1.8G Nikon

Nikkor 50mm f/1.8G Nikon

The 50mm f/1.8G tests great on the FX D700 camera, but how does it do on a crop sensor body?

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, Cosina Voigtlander 40mm f/1.4 S.C. Nokton

Cosina Voigtlander 40mm f/1.4 S.C. Nokton

The issue with using the SLR lenses is that the lens plus adapter sizes makes for a pretty large package. This range finder lens for Leica M mount is compact for a 40mm f/1.4...

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, Canon 50mm f/1.8 FD

Canon 50mm f/1.8 FD

With the excellent resolution/sharpness results from the 50mm f/1.4 SSC lens, how does the f/1.8 compare?

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, Canon 50mm f/1.4 SSC

Canon 50mm f/1.4 SSC

Another from my short telephoto/portrait lens group. The classic Canon 50mm f/1.4 with SSC. How does this lens stack up?

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, SMC Pentax DA 35mm f/2.4

SMC Pentax DA 35mm f/2.4

I have already tested this lens on my Pentax K-5 and K-7, but how does it compare on the NEX 3? Tested for benchmark purposes. I copied the build text from that lens, but...

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