Kalimar 50mm f1.7 Lens
Kalimar 50mm f1.7 Lens

Kalimar 50mm f1.7 MF Prime Lens (Canon FD-Mount)

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The Kalimar 50mm f1.7 manual focus lens features focus and depth of field scales for maximum precision and control. With it’s ultra-bright maximum aperture, sharpness, and point of view similar to the human eye, this lens is a must have for any photographer.


At a glance


  • Wide aperture offers excellent background compression for superb bokeh
  • Renders breathtakingly unique classic colors and contrast
  • Fast and bright f/1.7 maximum aperture allows for razor thin depth of field and for spectacular results in low-light photography
  • Sharp at center at f/2.8 and very sharp across the frame by f/8
  • Great walk around lens, ideal for portraits, street photography, landscapes, and astrophotography
  • Rugged metal body construction


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Sample Images



Technical Specifications


Focal Length (35mm format):50mm
Maximum Aperture:f/1.7
Minimum Aperture:f/16
Mount format:Canon FD-Mount (Breech)
Format:35mm Film
Angle of View (35mm format):47°
Focusing Distance:0.05m to infinity
Number of Blades:6
Focus type:Manual
Filter size:52mm
Country of Manufacture:Korea


Where to buy


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The sample images in this post were captured using a Sony A7r, Mark III

The product images were captured using a Samsung Galaxy Note 9


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