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REVIEW: Meyer-optik Görlitz Orestegon 29mm f/2.8

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Posted by Bengt Köhler Sandberg 2012-09-29

Meyer-optik Görlitz Orestegon 29mm
                              f/2.8

Specs:

Lens:
29mm

Aperture:
f/2.8 to f/22
6 bladed aperure

Focus:
Infinit to 0.25m (0.82ft)

Mount:
M42

Covers:
Standard 35mm film size (24×36 mm negative)


Image quality

Wide open have sharp center but quite heavy corner softness which never completely disappear on a full frame camera.
Renders nicely at all apertures.

Analogue B&W film
Meyer-optik Görlitz
                            Orestegon 29mm f/2.8
Download full size image. Here (up to 5mb)
f/2.8 - f/4 - f/5.6 - f/8 - f/11 - f/16 - f/22

Bokeh
Meyer-optik
                                                      Görlitz Orestegon
                                                      29mm f/2.8
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                                                          Görlitz
                                                          Orestegon 29mm
                                                          f/2.8


Digital
Pictures taken with a Canon 500D at ISO100 and I used a M42 to Canon mount adapter
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                                                          Görlitz
                                                          Orestegon 29mm
                                                          f/2.8
Download full size image. Here (up to 5mb)
f/2.8 - f/4 - f/5.6 - f/8 - f/11 - f/16 - f/22

Bokeh
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                                                          Görlitz
                                                          Orestegon 29mm
                                                          f/2.8
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                                                          Görlitz
                                                          Orestegon 29mm
                                                          f/2.8

Sample
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                                                          Görlitz
                                                          Orestegon 29mm
                                                          f/2.8
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                                                          Görlitz
                                                          Orestegon 29mm
                                                          f/2.8
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                                                          Görlitz
                                                          Orestegon 29mm
                                                          f/2.8
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                                                          Görlitz
                                                          Orestegon 29mm
                                                          f/2.8
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                                                          Görlitz
                                                          Orestegon 29mm
                                                          f/2.8
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                                                          Görlitz
                                                          Orestegon 29mm
                                                          f/2.8

More sample images can be found at:
http://www.sample-image.com/meyer-optik-gorlitz-orestegon-29mm-f2-8/


Filming
Meyer-optik Görlitz
                                            Orestegon 29mm f/2.8

Build quality

Very good and solid.


Conclusion

Great lens that renders nicely and have great build quality.
But have quite heavy corner softness.

Thumbs up:
Image and build quality
Focus down to 0.25m (0.82ft)

Thumbs down:
Corner softness



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Film: Rollei RPX 100
Developer: Kodak D76

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