Portrait of a Soviet Lens; JUPITER 3 – 50mm f1.5

Russian Made from pre WWII German Designs, Meet the Jupiter 3 a 50mm f/1.5 prime lens – highly valued to those in the know on these old Soviet era lenses.
This M39 mount (common on old leica Rangefinders) is easily adapted to modern mirrorless cameras.

Album of some Jupiter 3 test shots;
Plus.google.com/u/0/photos/+NateBurr/albums/6000899969368400017

Test stills & video were shot on a Panasonic G6, An Olympus PEN E-P3 & an Olympus OM-D E-M10

 

Portrait of a Soviet Lens; JUPITER 11 
Youtube.com/watch?v=mdYEOrbTxRY

The unboxing; What are These Weird Soviet Russian Lenses!? – Awesome Fan-mail
Youtube.com/watch?v=Vn4ZGH1HNlI

Music; “Operatic wobbles and drops”
By Teknoaxe http://teknoaxe.com/Link_Code_2.php?q=451

For more information on the variants of the Jupiter 3 Zeiss sonnar copies;
http://www.sovietcams.com/index.php?1976488110