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Jakov Minić

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TV Heligon 42mm f/0.75
« on: April 12, 2017, 17:27:59 »
I am getting to like this lens more and more.
Thanks to Brent for selling it to me and thanks to Erik for modifying it for me!
Depth of field is practically nonexistent when mounted on an FX camera, but that doesn't mean that images cannot be obtained :)

 

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Re: TV Heligon 42mm f/0.75
« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2017, 17:33:58 »
DOF?  Do we really need to care?
Wonderful images!
Wonder what this does?

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Re: TV Heligon 42mm f/0.75
« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2017, 19:13:35 »
I am getting to like this lens more and more.


That is understandable - fabulous images!

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Re: TV Heligon 42mm f/0.75
« Reply #3 on: April 12, 2017, 19:31:54 »
Beautiful color and abstract-ness.  Thanks for sharing.
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Re: TV Heligon 42mm f/0.75
« Reply #4 on: April 12, 2017, 22:27:08 »
Really good, Jakov. I, too, like this lens.
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Re: TV Heligon 42mm f/0.75
« Reply #5 on: April 12, 2017, 22:29:23 »
Amazing.  Beautiful gradient color composition.
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Re: TV Heligon 42mm f/0.75
« Reply #6 on: April 12, 2017, 22:44:35 »
You are all too kind, thank you so much, Woodley, Lars, Andrew, Bruno, and Akira :)

You don't think about sharpness, you don't think about auto-focus, you don't think about zooming, basically there is very little that you think about apart from composition. It is so liberating to think only about shapes and lines...
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Re: TV Heligon 42mm f/0.75
« Reply #7 on: April 12, 2017, 23:02:06 »
I can  easily imagine this hanging on the walls of a upscale hotel

wonderful images

Seems to be the antithesis to what Michael Erlewine does, throw away sharpness, keep the fabulous colors and composition
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Re: TV Heligon 42mm f/0.75
« Reply #8 on: April 13, 2017, 00:20:24 »
You don't think about sharpness, you don't think about auto-focus, you don't think about zooming, basically there is very little that you think about apart from composition. It is so liberating to think only about shapes and lines...

Yes, that's how your intuition starts to work...
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Re: TV Heligon 42mm f/0.75
« Reply #9 on: April 13, 2017, 23:04:40 »
Wonderful results Jakov. I´ll love to be there one day to see how you produce your magic

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Re: TV Heligon 42mm f/0.75
« Reply #10 on: April 13, 2017, 23:11:07 »
great colours - happy easter
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Re: TV Heligon 42mm f/0.75
« Reply #11 on: April 14, 2017, 02:39:35 »
Thank you Armando for your kind words. I would love to see a photo of mine hanging large in a fancy hotel :)

Akira, as I said, it's liberating in its limitations. You do it too. I remember very well what you did with that funny 50mm of yours :)

Paco, there is nothing I would more like than to catch up with you in Seville! Thanks!

Thomas, thanks, Happy Easter!
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Re: TV Heligon 42mm f/0.75
« Reply #12 on: April 14, 2017, 09:20:26 »
beaut images ! Particularly like the last one for the way its relative structure melts and merges into the ether.

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Re: TV Heligon 42mm f/0.75
« Reply #13 on: April 14, 2017, 15:21:11 »
Akira, as I said, it's liberating in its limitations. You do it too. I remember very well what you did with that funny 50mm of yours :)

That funny 50mm is in the hands of our source of inspiration.  I still keep the CRT, though.  :)
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Re: TV Heligon 42mm f/0.75
« Reply #14 on: June 10, 2022, 23:47:26 »
It has been a while.
Lavender.
Balcony.
Into the sun.
Free your mind and your ass will follow. - George Clinton
Before I jump like monkey give me banana. - Fela Kuti
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