Jupiter-8 2/50 (black)
Functionality: fully functional - the lenses of the lens are clean, the visibility is good - without distortion, the focus and aperture work is smooth and pleasant.
Native lens for the range camera Zorky, Leningrad. The first version of the lens was named ZK, Zonnar Krasnogorsky - optics1 and the body parts were assembled from the accessories of the Carl Zeiss Sonnar 1: 2 5 cm lens for the Contax camera (bayonet version), transferred to the Soviet Union by the Carl Zeiss Jena plant.
The picture of the Optical Scheme of Sonnar is very, very different from the picture of Planar-like lenses, contrast is much more pronounced and not sharpness (which is often confused). The Spherical (CA) and Chromatic Aberrations (CA) are well fixed in the Jupiter-8 lens, and the curvature of the field is eliminated.
For the sake of justice it is worth noting that the open diaphragm 2.0 contrast is low, the lens does not tolerate hard light and even more control. The picture is soft and plastic, for portraits. In general, the lens hood can restore the inherent contrast of Jupiter-Sonnars, but the resolving power is low. Bokeh is tougher than Planar, but there is no clear boundary between the transition from the zone of sharpness to the blur zone (bokeh)
Since the diaphragm 2.8 you can already talk about good sharpness and contrast, Bokeh is more expressive and hard. The color scale is filled with colors, subjective predominance of warm tones.
Further closing of the diaphragm results in an increase in the Depth of the Sharply Imaginary Space (GRIP) and the resolution.
- Multiple main devices
- Model/ type nr
- Jupiter-8 Black M39 F2 / 50MM + light filter
- Object/device type
- Good (used & in working condition with visible signs of use)
- No. of main devices
- Lens Mount Type
- M39 / LSM
- In working order