Everyone loves 35mm lenses. Especially with so many crop censor cameras 35mm became the new 50mm. I absolutely love the Samyang 35mm f/1.4 lens and while it’s cheap for a modern lens, it’s quite a bit more expensive than vintage lenses. There are a lot of vintage 35mm lenses, but the faster one are not crazy cheap either. The Asahi Super-Takumar 35mm f/2.0 lens is one of the faster vintage lenses, but reasonably priced to, which makes it quite desirable choice.
The test video shot by a filmmaker Mario Suze shows us what this lens is cable of. Looks great when coupled with a full frame Canon 5D MKII.
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