Asahi Super-Takumar 35mm f/2.0 Lens Test

Asahi Super-Takumar 35mm f/2.0 Lens Test

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.

Asahi Super-Takumar 35mm f/2.0
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4 Responses to Asahi Super-Takumar 35mm f/2.0 Lens Test

  1. Hi! I also have one of these that I used for certain key shots on our independent film, “Ghost Girl”. This was our first film and I really love how the SuperTak 35mm f2 looks on the T2i that we were using. We use a GH2 now and I’d like to see what it looks like there as well as any newer cam like the BMPCC.

    Would you like me to upload a clip using it?

  2. I have the f3.5 version which is tiny but still gives amazingly sharp results and lovely flare. One of my favorite lenses – I use it to fake anamorphic widescreen, great fun.

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