Smile! The world is a beautiful place (^_^)

2018-40

This changing season ~ Photos made with my Fuji X-T2 and a Pentax-a 50mm lens I found in my parent’s storage, it’s from the late 80’s I think. It’s a very nice and compact little lens; it’s built in metal but only weights 145 grams. I love the bubbly bokeh when shot wide at f2 🙂

13 responses

  1. Wow that is a cool effect. Is it so distinctive because of this particular lens? Great shots anyway 😊

    October 7, 2018 at 4:53 PM

    • Many thanks as always Tony! 🙂 The soap bubble bokeh effect can be achieved with most lenses with a shallow depth of field. But some (old) lenses have particularly beautiful bokeh, I think!

      October 7, 2018 at 5:27 PM

  2. That is fabulous bokeh, lots of autumn scenes to come, nice shots.

    October 7, 2018 at 6:00 PM

    • Thanks so much Brian! 🙂 Always appreciate your kind comments!

      October 8, 2018 at 8:39 AM

  3. Very, very nice!! Lovely colours and composition. I must look in my mum’s stuff to see if she has any old lenses🙂🙂

    October 8, 2018 at 7:20 AM

    • Thanks so much John! 🙂 In case you don’t find any in your mum’s stuff you can find these on eBay for around £ 20!

      October 8, 2018 at 8:41 AM

  4. Another new/old lens?? Wow, that’s cool, Camilla. These are very nice. I like the way the first image features the dry seedhead but has that wet, bubbly bokeh in the background – quite a contrast. Did you have an adapter already that fits this lens?

    October 8, 2018 at 6:46 PM

    • Thanks a lot Lynn! I got a bunch of lenses from my parent’s storage! And ordered an adapter online, so now I’m good to go 🙂

      October 9, 2018 at 3:43 PM

  5. Wow! I’m envisioning how fabulous holiday lights would look with this camera….

    October 11, 2018 at 12:41 AM

  6. Great images. Wonderful textures. 🙂

    October 18, 2018 at 6:49 AM

    • Thanks so much John! 🙂 It’s a beautiful season, even the decay.

      October 18, 2018 at 7:00 AM

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