Archive for the ‘Yashica’ Category

Yashica ML 50/1.9

For some time, I was trying to find a ‘perfect’ fast normal lens. Goal: it has to provide that characteristic ‘swirly’ bokeh that Biotar, Helios-44, Helios-77 and other Planar-type lenses have.

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Yashica ML 28/2.8

I picked up this lens for just a few dolars to complement my collection of quality wide-angle glass. I was very curious to compare it with my S-M-C Takumar 28/3.5. The Yashica is newer and has 2/3 of a stop faster aperture. The Takumar is one of the best wide-angle primes in M42 mount, and […]

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