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Pentax K10D, SMC Asahi Takumar 135mm f/2.5 (manual focus), ISO 100,  f/2.5, 1/250 sec, +2/3 EV, IS on

Playing around with my “new” Asahi Takumar 135mm f/2.5 I picked up from KEH for $60. This is a very cool little lens. It’s fully manual but I’m finding that if I shoot it wide open I can use Aperture Priority mode and still have simple control over exposure compensation. I’m planning on playing around a bit with stop-down metering in manual mode using my K10D’s Green Button.


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