Who needs a trioplan? I took my Primotar out ....


Link Posted 01/04/2022 - 00:08
Yes, I do have a couple of Meyer Optik Trioplan 105mms and I like them a lot but a Trioplan 100mm will cost you between 500 and 600 in M42 and 400 - 500 in Exakta mount. You can get a Primotar 135/f3.5 for about 100 and it's almost the same lens, delivering that controversial bubbly bokeh with its near circular 15 blade iris. Today's bright sunshine guaranteed the highlights off the holly and laurel in our local woods where spring is just making itself felt.

1. Dead beech leaves almost seem glued to their branches, making them great subjects for backlighting. Now we get a 'forest' of bubble bokeh to go with them.

2. Winter's days are numbered now as spring greenery creeps up behind it.

3. Buds are breaking on the trees everywhere.

4. Even this discarded vodka seed has germinated and the seedling is drunkenly seeking the sunlight.

5. It isn't all bubbly bokeh however. It is quite capable of taking excellent conventional pictures.

6. Since the holly trees have provided most of the bokeh I'll let it have the last shot - and an overdose of bubbles!

All taken with a Pentax K1.
Both the *istDS and the K5 are incurably addicted to old glass

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Last Edited by davidwozhere on 01/04/2022 - 00:09


Link Posted 01/04/2022 - 06:34
All look very good to me.

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Link Posted 01/04/2022 - 09:35
pschlute wrote:
All look very good to me.

+1. They do, especially 5 & 6.
Be well, stay safe.


Link Posted 01/04/2022 - 13:12
Lovely contrast and colours. Jury is out on the bubbles though, but erring towards OK.

Best regards


Link Posted 04/04/2022 - 16:29
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Link Posted 05/04/2022 - 01:15
I think you've just caused a revision of the Oxford English Dictionary Gareth !
Both the *istDS and the K5 are incurably addicted to old glass

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