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Hartblei 40mm, 80mm, 120mm SuperRotators

In King of Bokeh, well-controlled SLOCA? of I discussed the beautiful bokeh of the Hartblei 80mm f/2.8 SuperRotator, which uses Zeiss medium format optics.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Hartblei lenses are now sold by Stefan Steib of HCam.de; here is the story on HCam.de Hartblei lenses and other products.

I inquired with Stefan Steib of Hartblei as to current availability and he responded:

Yes we build the lenses, we have even improved them with a Photospecific Sidefocus to support ultra precise Live View focusing.

Hartblei Lenses with Side Focus (module 8 like Zeiss Compact Primes) and Built in Tripod clamp. The versions without side focus are still available They already have built in Module 8 focusing gears. The Hartblei.de webpages have the details.

Prices in euros with side focusing modules:

 80mm: 3295
120mm: 4595
 40mm: 5395
All 3 Lenses: 11956.50

Without side focusing modules:

 80mm: 2295
120mm: 3595
 40mm: 4895
All 3 Lenses: 9700

We also have launched worlds first 11-24mm TS system - HCam Master TS Version 2. Back and forth in the Facebook timeline there also is a table with possible movements for the modified Canon EF 11-24mm that we make (it is modified at Canon CPS Germany with full Guarantee).

Hartblei 40mm, 80mm, 120mm with side focusing option
Hartblei 80mm f/2.8 SuperRotator with side focus gearing
Hartblei 80mm f/2.8 SuperRotator with side focus gearing
Hartblei 40mm f/4 SuperRotator with side focus gearing
Hartblei 40mm f/4 SuperRotator with side focus gearing
Hartblei 40mm f/4 SuperRotator with side focus gearing
Hartblei 120mm f/4 SuperRotator with optional side focus attachment

Dierk T writes:

Years ago I read about the SuperRotators here at your site and sometimes "considered" to get one. But there are very attractive alternatives now!

If you really want/need tilt, then stop reading and get the good old Nikkor Micro 85mm PC!

The Rhinocam adapters are a lot cheaper and much more flexible. You can use the full shift inside the whole images circle in any direction AND the option, to stitch images without any parallax errors, as it is all from the same images circle. You get images up to 200 MP ore even more. Taking a set of 6 to 9 images (2x3 or 3x3) takes not more than 20 seconds!

I use the Rinocam since it was announced with three Zeiss Hasselbald lenses 40mm, 120mm Makro and 150mm. To my knowledge the 80mm must be a Zeiss Planar and you get it used for about 500€.

And I use it also as a 4x5" back on my Sinar P for extreme tilt shots.
Here is and exercise,the focus is on the book and the apple on top of is out of focus.

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You may find more in my Sinar flickr album. Here are more, even with IR-converted NEX-7.

The new DSLR version of the Rhinocam has a Nikon or Canon DSLR adapter and I use it with a Metabones adapter for the A7R and now the A7RII.

DIGLLOYD: specialty tools should be considered carefully for one’s own usage patterns.

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