Tokyo Bell - NEX-5N & Kowa Super Prominar 76mm f1.9
Couldn't restraint myself this Sunday and I went to the camera show. I was kind of disappointed that stuff were getting very expensive. I picked up some more projection lenses, five to be exact. This Kowa Super Priminar 76mm f1.9 is one of them. Another Kowa is a Super Prominar 102mm f1.9. Both are very well build and have a built-in hood, very unusual for a projection lens, but perfect as a picture taking lens. Another one of the them is the Zeiss Ikon Ernostar 110mm f1.9, which I am looking forward to trying out, but it has a very short lens register and won't work even with my short focusing helicoid. This is one monster of a projection lens. Very heavy. Need to find a way to get it to focus to infinity, or close to infinity.
Behind Bars -- NEX-5N & Kowa Super Prominar 76mm f1.9
I managed to put the Kowa 76mm f1.9 on the Vivitar focusing helicoid and shot a few frames this afternoon before I surrender to the cold temperature and came back to the office. So far I really like this lens. Super sharp and relatively fast. I was able to make it focus from very close to infinity. Can't wait to try it out as a portrait lens, as well as some colourful flower shots when it's deeper into the spring.