Fujifilm X-T1, Auto Rikenon 55mm f1.4 part 3

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Today me and my girlfriend went out for a drive, looking for some nice spots to take pictures of her and to test my Auto Rikenon. I get better in focusing with these manual lenses combined with my new Fujifilm X-T1. I zoom in with the focus peaking and that works great. If you get closer and especially with the lens wide open you have to time your shot because the slightest movement results in an out of focus picture.

For me out of focus is not always bad but I am glad that some of the pictures are in focus so you can see a nice separation of subject and background even when stopped down. Wide open the out of focus parts are nice with smooth colors and almost round light circles.

There is more potential in this lens and I am glad that I bought it, it gives me the change to learn new things.

The pictures are edited in Lightroom. The colors are nice with this lens but I prefer more muted colors or black and white in these kind of pictures.

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