Photography, Music, Fractal Art

Hugo Meyer Kino Plasmat 25mm f1.5 cine lens

The Kino Plasmats were revolutionary lenses when they were designed a century ago, at f1.5 the fastest lenses available at the time. The 25mm is still somewhat affordable, but the longer focal lengths–50, 75 and 90mm–run into multiple tens of thousands of dollars. They are not particularly sharp by modern standards, but cover a wide field for their focal length and have very interesting, swirly bokeh.