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Vintage Lenses for Infrared Photography

Here are the vintage lenses and adapters that I have used for Infrared Photography. All have no hot spots in infrared.

Vintage Lenses

Lens Mount Filter Thread
Canon New FD 24mm f/2.8 FD ø52mm
Canon FD 50mm f/1.4 (KEH Camera) FD ø52mm
Canon FD 50mm f/1.8] (KEH Camera) FD ø55mm
MIR-1b 37mm f/2.8 M42 ø49mm
Nikon Nikkor-N Auto 24mm f/2.8 F ø52mm
Nikon Zoom-Nikkor 28-45mm f/4.5 F ø72mm
Nikon Nikkor-S Auto 50mm f/1.4 (KEH Camera) F ø52mm
Soligor Wide-Auto 35mm f/2.8 MD ø52mm
Soligor Tele-Auto 135mm f/2.8 MD ø55mm
Vivitar Auto 100mm f/2.8 M42 ø52mm


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