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Zang

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Re: 20/2.8ais
« Reply #30 on: December 30, 2020, 15:05:35 »
I Got a cheap 20/2.8 AF-D some time ago (some of you may have read that story).

Pictures are OK in general, but... If there is a bright object within the frame, I can observe severe glowing effect and the contrast loss is significant. The glasses look crystal clear. Did anyone have the same issue? Any clue about the cause?

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Re: 20/2.8ais
« Reply #31 on: December 30, 2020, 23:00:31 »
Yes this shot looks really good. I’ve gotten some nice shots with it this fall and I noticed the background blur or Bokeh is really nice as well. Regards Gerry

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Re: 20/2.8ais
« Reply #32 on: January 04, 2021, 23:59:21 »
Df, 20/2.8 @ f/8 or f/11
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Re: 20/2.8ais
« Reply #33 on: March 12, 2021, 19:18:06 »
I like the AIs for slow work the AFD for moving around needed for fast shooting..
My preferred landscape 20mm is the f4.
Never owned the f3.5, they are getting expensive.

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Re: 20/2.8ais
« Reply #34 on: March 12, 2021, 21:32:42 »
Richard, I guess you missed this one? Would have been an ideal candidate!

https://www.mercari.com/jp/items/m54474662417/

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Re: 20/2.8ais
« Reply #35 on: July 19, 2021, 13:43:43 »


overhaul done :o :o :o

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Re: 20/2.8ais
« Reply #36 on: July 22, 2021, 18:58:40 »
What happened to the shutter release button?
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Re: 20/2.8ais
« Reply #37 on: July 22, 2021, 19:09:07 »


overhaul done :o :o :o
That lens looked it’s mint after your overhaul. Are you writing an article on it soon? I checked your website and it’s not there yet, I’m interested to see how that front cam that long zoom mentioned actually works and adjusts? Glad to see you ended up with this lens, I really enjoy mine. Regards Gerry

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Re: 20/2.8ais
« Reply #38 on: July 22, 2021, 19:31:35 »
What happened to the shutter release button?

I think thats a soft release button, Airy.

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Re: 20/2.8ais
« Reply #39 on: July 23, 2021, 01:32:25 »
i will write an article after a few weeks. i could go back to writing stuff for Nikkors after ive sorted my adobe bs :o :o :o

the adjustment is just for the CRC. its hard to adjust if you dont know how it looks like before. to be frank i am not even sure if ive got the adjustments right for the AF version but the ais version appears to be fine.

the bokeh sure looks ugly but not as ugly as my former AFD.

i know this lens line very well as the AFD version used to be my most used lens when i was still shooting landscapes.