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HelloFoobar
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Jun 4, 2018
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I had this lens for a few months before USPS lost it. It was a pretty interesting lens and does take some unique shallow depth of field images. It was quite heavy though, heavier than it looks. A few months after I purchased it, I found in some situations there was a strange circular pattern in the bokeh. I contacted Mitakon and they confirmed it was a defect. They asked me to ship the lens to Hong Kong with economy shipping, so I did. The package never arrived to Hong Kong. There's where my story with this lens ended :(
Jun 4, 2018
jaylee
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Jun 13, 2018
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Would you happen to have a sample image with the weird bokeh? I'd like to compare my copy for similar effects
Jun 13, 2018
HelloFoobar
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Jun 13, 2018
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Here's one sample, 100% crop on a a7II. In most cases it's not as obvious as this sample.
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Jun 13, 2018
jaylee
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Jun 13, 2018
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yeesh, it's like onion ring bokeh but so much worse.
Jun 13, 2018
HelloFoobar
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Jun 13, 2018
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At least it's not the regular kind of onion ring introduced by aspherical elements, because this lens does not have aspherical elements. Not exactly sure what it is, but Mitakon/Zhongyi confirmed it's a defect.
Jun 13, 2018
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