SMC Pentax-M 50mm f/1.4

In my undying quest to try out as many old manual 50mm lenses as I can, here’s a roll of Fujicolor 200 shot with the SMC Pentax 50mm f/1.4:

And of course the verdict, as is true for all other manual 50mm’s I’ve tried so far, is that this is a fantastic lens! Soft with nice bokeh at f/1.4, sharper at f/2.0, and very sharp from f/2.8 on. I wonder if there ever was a crappy manual 50mm that was made from any of the major camera manufacturers back in the day…

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