Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Winter shots on the Withlacoochee

It's finally starting to get cold down here (though tomorrow it's supposed to be right back in the 80's), and with that we finally have some leaves on the ground. I took a little walk last week before Thanksgiving out at Langdale Park.

First I tried a new lens - an odd 250mm f/4.7 Fujinar. Very little info is available on this lens from any source. I have mixed reports of it being a standard fast Tessar as well as reports of otherwise. Who knows? That said - it's a crackerjack of a lens. Very sharp even at wider apertures and beautiful out-of-focus rendering, especially due to the special Copal 3S shutter with 10 aperture blades. Here's a few shots from it:


I also took a couple more with my Nikkor 90mm f/8: