Praktica PLC3 defocused background portrait

Just to demonstrate the background blur that is possible when using a fast lens on a Praktica PLC3.


  1. sylwester
    sylwester ·

    I like bokeh. Nice.

  2. adash
    adash ·

    @sylwester Thanks!

  3. thejomi
    thejomi ·

    what do you exactly mean with "using a fast lens"?

  4. adash
    adash ·

    @thejomi 50mm F/1.8

  5. alexes
    alexes ·

    did you use a carl zeiss lens?

  6. adash
    adash ·

    @alexes No, Pentacon MC Electric, as seen here:…
    I can send you the full res. scan if you want it.

  7. mimed
    mimed ·

    good job

  8. alexes
    alexes ·

    thank you @adash for this information. 3 days ago i bought THIS camera on ebay with the same lens ;) but pentacon and praktica comes from carl zeiss. i think i ll have fun with the PLC3 :)

  9. adash
    adash ·

    @alexes I am not sure. I think East German Zeiss was in Jena, while Pentacon was in Dresden....
    You will have lots of fun with the PLC3, of course!

  10. alexes
    alexes ·

    yeah, that history isn t easy to understand... :( in german