Shabby chic is one way to describe this Russian old timer. The Industar 26M 50mm lens comes from a long lineage of prime lenses manufactured by the Soviet Union in 50s and 60s – made both by FED and KMZ.
The main fact that this lens is still around after 40-50 years after it was first introduced proves that there’s more to it inside than just its utilitarian look. The Industar 26m can appeal to snappers who would like to try on a vintage lens for a fraction of the price of other more high-end lenses. The Industar 26M 50mm can easily be used with Leica screw mount cameras. It is a fast lens than can produce sharp images and soft vignettes and also boasts a nice-looking glass coating – a little extra for those who admire Soviet-era craftmanship.
Industar 26M 50mm Technical Specifications:
- Focal length: 5cm (52,41mm)
- Weight: 116g
- Aperture: f/2.8 to f/22, 10 bladed aperture
- Mount: M39 (L39)
- Closest Focus: 1m (3.3ft)
- Covers: Standard 35mm film size, (24×36 mm negative)
- Filter Size: 40.5mm
Take a look at what the Industar 26m 50mm lens can whip up with these photos taken by our very own community members:
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