July 13th, 2016

Fujian GDS-35 35mm f/1.7

What I wasn't expecting was swirly bokeh. But this lens has it - all for the crazy price of $25. It the cinematic lens I was telling you about which prompted me to buy the Sony Alpha NEX-3n. Also because, well, f/1.7 for the cheap. I can't say its exactly sharp, at least wide open - I haven't yet attempted a smaller aperture - but that may be because its a cine lens, and doesn't have clearly marked settings, it smoothly transitions from completely open to completely closed with nary a click. So I'm still getting used to it, and deciding when and where to whip it out. And even with the APS-C sensor on the NEX I still get some vignetting due to its small size, but I'll let the pictures speak for themselves:

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