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eric.tung
03-07-2010, 12:14 AM
hi, my first time using soft focus lens. it is a bit old school honestly, however, the tone and the grain are not bad given from the trix and diafine. enjoy!
http://picasaweb.google.com/cecilia.eric/Portrait2010#5445751001156612322
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goldenimage
03-07-2010, 12:23 AM
Nice Image, I have a fujinon 180 Sf for 4x5 and i also have the mamiya 150sf for the RB, I would like see this image again same pose but with her looking at the camera.

thisismyname09
03-07-2010, 12:57 AM
That looks great. I've had an imagon mounted in an RB67 shutter for a while, but I never really used it much since I only have one of the three aperture disks.

luvcameras
03-07-2010, 07:43 AM
Very nice...you may want to see my series of articles on Classic Soft Focus Lenses

http://antiquecameras.net/softfocuslenses.html

Best,
Dan

Q.G.
03-07-2010, 07:52 AM
Nice indeed.
I like the first photo in that series (also a bit of motion blur?) too.

Les
03-07-2010, 09:10 AM
Can anyone recommend soft focus lenses for each of the 4x5, 5x7 and 8x10 formats?
If a lens could be used well for e.g. 5x7 AND 8X10 that would be good to know.
Any lenses to not consider for one reason or another?
Thanks

Les
03-07-2010, 09:12 AM
Sorry,
I didn't see the above post by Dan.

WRSchmalfuss
03-07-2010, 09:23 AM
Can anyone recommend soft focus lenses for each of the 4x5, 5x7 and 8x10 formats?
If a lens could be used well for e.g. 5x7 AND 8X10 that would be good to know.
Any lenses to not consider for one reason or another?
Thanks

I would like to recommend to use the famous Carl Zeiss SOFTAR I and II filters, which are available in almost any size through HELIOPAN. These soft filters are providing a very nice soft image by keeping most of the image sharpness. Not cheap but worth any Nickel.;)

Jeff Kubach
03-07-2010, 09:41 AM
I like those pictures, makes me want to get a soft focus lens!

Jeff

resummerfield
03-07-2010, 12:32 PM
Very nice! What disc and setting (open or closed) did you use for number 4 and 5?

eric.tung
03-07-2010, 11:15 PM
Very nice...you may want to see my series of articles on Classic Soft Focus Lenses

http://antiquecameras.net/softfocuslenses.html

Best,
Dan

Hi Dan, thanks for the link. It is so informative and the lenses are so tempting!

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eric.tung
03-07-2010, 11:21 PM
Nice indeed.
I like the first photo in that series (also a bit of motion blur?) too.

perhaps the motion blur is from my shutter pressed. Those photos were taken under ambient light from her left side windows and that one was about taken at 1/8 seconds if I don't forget. My best try with my sl66. ;-)
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eric.tung
03-07-2010, 11:25 PM
Very nice! What disc and setting (open or closed) did you use for number 4 and 5?

Hi, I remember it should be the H7.7-H9.5 with open. Enjoy!
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