Lenses and tests

PALINAR TELEPHOTO 1:4 f=100mm

The company that branded Palinar is Paul Plus, a subsidiary of Photopia Ltd. This lens was manufactured in 1960 or by Tokinas or Tokyo Koki. It is also branded as Hanimex, it is used in Canonflex, Minolta, YASHICA. This lens is not common today, it is a very sharp lens as sharp as F / 4, so at F / 8 or f / 11. Very small 190 g, 185 mm long, 45 mm diameter. Extremely convenient for the holders of non-smoker cameras, giving a very good result.

1:4
1:5.6

This lens, I admit it surprised me very pleasantly. Extremely strange optical design but the results are perfect even at the most open aperture. Wonderful color rendering, perfect sharpness of the most open aperture, very clear boundaries. And considering its size and weight, it’s a real pleasure to handle it.


PALINAR TELEPHOTO 1:2.8 f=105mm

Sharp, colorful lens, supposedly made by Tokina. Compact and lightweight, very comfortable for non-glare cameras.

1:2.8
1:4

AUTO YASHINON 1:2 f=5cm YASHICA JAPAN

This lens is manufactured by Tomioka. An excellent image quality with very nice bokeh and excellent sharpness even at the most open aperture. Harmonic saturated pastel colors.

 

1:2
1:2.8

Kashimura Dianon 180mm 1:3.5

KK Kashimura Yoko is a Japanese distributor. In 1943, Kashimura created a new plant along with Fujimoto Seisakusho and Tomioka Kōgaku. Who exactly produced this lens did not make it possible to understand.

Like any lens with multiple aperture blades, it delivers a perfect circle of all blends and therefore a harmonious and smooth background. The lens has a very decent sharpness and pleasant colors. Simple light aberrations of the most open aperture that are not a problem.

1:4
1:5.6

Auto mamiya/sekor 1:1.8 f=55mm

This is a remarkable lens with excellent qualities. In my opinion he is better than Pentax 1: 1.7, sharper on the most open aperture and better bokee. With 1: 4, it achieves a maximum of sharpness and maintains the image quality to 1:16. It works very well, like a macro. There is a fairly different color transmission from Takumar – for example. Excellent technically made of quality materials.

1:2
1:2.8