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Re: [OM] OT: Oscillo Raptor

Subject: Re: [OM] OT: Oscillo Raptor
From: Wayne Shumaker <om3ti@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2023 10:38:03 -0700
At 2/21/2023 01:17 PM, Moose wrote:

>On 2/21/2023 8:59 AM, Wayne Shumaker wrote:
>>Some initial shots with Wollensak 3" F1.9 Oscillo-Raptor (1:0.7X) (75mm), 
>>mostly bokehish stuff.
>The first is a winner; I'd have it on a wall. Second is good abstract. Third 
>and last are nice.

Thanks Moose. I almost deleted the first one and my interest was more in how 
the lens renders bokeh.

>>I pulled this lens from one of several Tek scope surplus cameras. Most of the 
>>lenses I have yet to figure out how to work with, but this one seems to work 
>>the best for adapting. I found a Baader T-ring adapter to NEX, and removing 
>>the inner piece, it happened to fit the back of the lens (essentially an m48 
>>T thread to E adapter). Then some E extension added the final touch. Working 
>>on getting some form of helicoid. All the shots were fixed focal length 
>>depending on the extension.
>I did something similar to try out a Rollei projection lens. Results were 
>sorta interesting, but apparently not enough to get me to go further on 
>adapting it. ð???
>Alternative Moose

I have too many lenses now that need adapting, and not sure how much my 
interest will hold.  This Oscillo Raptor adapts reasonably well I may ditch the 

For most of my photography, though, nice sharp lenses win. For instance, a 
recent local hike (5 miles up the road) I took several lenses, but ended up 
only using the Voigtlander 35mm f1.4 Nokton classic on A7Riii. I now have a few 
OM lenses and was thinking this might be a great hike for the OM-4T and some 

https://photos.app.goo.gl/2knLfhh3D7MtKG3d9  (zoom-in-able)

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