06 Sep Jupiter 9, Smokebombs, and the Fuji XT-1 | David J. Fulde

A few days ago a friend of mine, Chris Murphy, shot me a message that was, more or less, “Model. Smoke bombs. You in?” Being new to Toronto and just itching to shoot I just had to jump at the chance. I packed a few lenses, but for these shots I ended up sticking with the Jupiter 9, and 85mm F2 beauty of a lens. To adapt these to the XT-1 I used the Mitakon Turbo booster II, basically giving a full frame field of view and DOF and, more importantly to me, allowing to to really use every ounce of character that these vintage lenses have. I wanted to keep that vignietting and corner softness and the focal reducer allowed me to do that……