26 Nov Some samples with an E. Ludwig Meritar 50mm lens on Fuji X

Source: Fujifilm Insider

The E. Ludwig Meritar 50mm f/2.9 lens was one of a number of standard lenses supplied on several different cameras made in East Germany in the post war years. In this article, I’m going to show a few examples of the sort of performance you can expect with this lens when fitted to a modern mirrorless camera, the Fuji X-T1.

My copy of the lens is fitted with an Exakta bayonet mount, and I used a simple Exakta to Fuji X adaptor I bought from Amazon for only a few pounds to fit the lens to the camera. Obviously, the lens is completely manual and so the camera must be manually focused and used in manual exposure, or aperture priority mode…

Some samples with an E. Ludwig Meritar 50mm lens on Fuji X posted on Fujifilm Insider on .

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