This time I review Industar 50-2 50mm F3.5.
Industar 50-2 50mm f / 3.5 is a Russian lens and a very small pancake lens. Nevertheless, the image is sharp.
I first learned about the lens structure of the Tesser type.
- 1 Industar 50-2 50mm F3.5 is a Russian lens with Tesser-type lens configuration
- 2 Select a mount adapter (to use Industar 50-2 50mm F3.5 with a digital camera)
- 3 Photo sample with Industar 50-2 50mm F3.5 attached to PENTAX K-7
- 4 Industar 50-2 50mm F3.5 Review Summary
Industar 50-2 50mm F3.5 is a Russian lens with Tesser-type lens configuration
This Industar 50-2 50mm F3.5 lens configuration is a Tesser type. As a result, a sharp image is achieved.
“Tesser” is the name of Carl Zeiss lens. It seems that the lens configuration has become widespread in order for the lens “Tesser” to achieve a very sharp image.
Industar 61 I reviewed earlier is a “Tesser-type” lens as well. The name “Industar” seems to be attached to the Tesser-type Russian vintage lens.
Select a mount adapter (to use Industar 50-2 50mm F3.5 with a digital camera)
Industar 50-2 50mm F3.5 is M42 mount lens. A mount adapter is required to use the vintage lens with current digital cameras.
If you want to use Industar 50-2 50mm F3.5 with PENTAX digital SLR, you need a mount adapter called M42-PK. It is a thin adapter.
If you use this lens with a SONY mirrorless camera, you will need a mount adapter called M42-NEX.
I’m introducing the mount adapter installation procedure on YouTube video, so please refer to it.
Use a mount adapter suitable for your digital camera.
Photo sample with Industar 50-2 50mm F3.5 attached to PENTAX K-7
Here are some sample photos taken with the Industar 50-2 50mm F3.5. If you attach this lens to the SRL, you can see how small this lens is.
Rainbow flare created by Industar 50-2 50mm F3.5
Industar 50-2 50mm f / 3.5 creates a rainbow flare when used for shooting in backlighting conditions.
First I tried to see if this lens would cause rainbow flare. I took a picture at a park in my neighborhood.
Took a walk with Industar 50-2 50mm F3.5
Next, I took Industar 50-2 50mm F3.5 on SLR PNETAX K-7 and took a picture while taking a walk.
I was amazed at the sharpness of the photo with this lens. I don’t think it’s a photo taken with such a small lens.
On the other hand, the Bokeh that this lens creates is not very large. Bokeh is modest.
Industar 50-2 50mm F3.5 Review Summary
This time, I reviewed Industar 50-2 50mm F3.5.
Despite the small size of this lens, it produced a stunning photo. I liked this lens for a while and often used it for photography.
In addition, the Industar 50-2 50mm F3.5 is cheap, so I recommend it to those who are wondering about the next vintage lens to use.
Thank you for reading to the end.