Half Frame on Full Frame


Have you ever asked yourselves what would it like to change lenses from different type cameras? The answer is here!

I have 2 cameras, Zenith 3M and BeLomo Chaika 2. The former is a full frame camera and the latter is a half frame camera. During their repair, I was strucked with an idea: What would happen if I change the default Zenith lens with my BeLomo’s? You’ll get a macro monster machine, focus scale doesn’t work, but it’s worth it!

Check out the results in the gallery :)

written by crayfish on 2009-10-15 #gear #tutorials #macro #belomo #tipster #russian-lens #quickie-tipster #zenith #chaika #industar


  1. dogtanian
    dogtanian ·

    wow great gallery!!! well done

  2. stouf
    stouf ·

    Hooo it's amazing ! The shots are even sensual !!!

  3. larslau
    larslau ·

    Very nice tip!

  4. dogma
    dogma ·

    Fantastic tipster! Tell me one thing, does chaka lens has m39 screw, or you just sticked it one the zenit body?

  5. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    this is amazing.. zenit's lens is just amazing :)

  6. crayfish
    crayfish ·

    @dogma yes it has m39 too :)

  7. superlighter
    superlighter ·


  8. lomosexual_manboy
    lomosexual_manboy ·

    Very cool, who'd a thunk it.

  9. breakphreak
    breakphreak ·

    very impressive!

  10. cinzinc
    cinzinc ·

    woaa! awesome awesome!

  11. azurblue
    azurblue ·

    Gorgeous pics !

  12. dogma
    dogma ·

    Wait a minute, that means i can put zenit lens on chaika :D

  13. belanick
    belanick ·

    Wow wow wow!

  14. coca
    coca ·

    beautiful gallery!!!!!

  15. jeromy-d
    jeromy-d ·

    Well done, very nice!

  16. tataaa
    tataaa ·

    amazing! beautiful gallery!!!

  17. moochie_lomo
    moochie_lomo ·

    Awesome shots! Numbers 3 & 14 are my favorites. Great idea!

  18. patatero
    patatero ·

    wow . .

  19. mcrstar
    mcrstar ·

    Very usefull, thanks!

  20. kowloonyau
    kowloonyau ·

    Can you focus it with rangefinder?

  21. crayfish
    crayfish ·

    @kowloonyau sure

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