Created 6-May-13
Modified 17-May-13
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Here you will find large image samples, most with 100% crop, that will test sharpness in the centre, corner of the fram and bokeh/blur qualities. Its basically a simple comparison of a len's performance.

Lenses include:

Auto Rikenon 50mm f1.7 M42
Carl Zeiss Jena 135mm f3.5 M42
Helios 44M (with Tair 3s) 58mm f2 M42
Helios 44M 58mm f2 M42
Helios 44M-4 58mm f2 M42
Helios 44M-5 MC 58mm f2 M42
Helios 81H 50mm f2 M42
Hexanon AR 135mm f3.5
Hexanon AR 50mm f1.4
Hexanon AR FL 300mm f6.3
Industar 50-2 f3.5
Industar 61 LD 55mm f2.8 M39
Industar 61 LZ 50mm f2.8 M42
Mir 1 (Russian) 37mm f2.8 M42
Nikkor HC 50mm f2
Nikkor Micro 55mm f3.5
Olympus 45mm f1.8
Olympus 50-200mm f2.8-3.5
Olympus 50mm f2 Macro
Olympus 60mm f2.8 Macro
Olympus 75mm f1.8
Panasonic 100-300mm f4-5.6
Pentacon Auto 50mm f1.8 M42
Pentacon Multi Coat 50mm f1.8 M42
Pentax Super-Takumar 50mm f1.4
Pentax Takumar S-M-C 135mm f3.5 M42
Rokinon 85mm f1.4
Tair 3s (Russian) 300mm f4.5
Volna 3 80mm f2.8 Pentacon 6
Yashica Yashinon DS 50mm f2 M42

Yet to come:
CCTV Lens 25mm f1.4
Olympus 12-60mm f2.8-4.0 (35, 50 & 60mm only)
Pentax SMC 40mm f2.8 PK

NOTE: These are taken with a four thirds sized sensor so if you are using APS or Full Frame sized sensors performance will be different in terms of bokeh, edge performance and perhaps even sharpness.

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