Christopher J Osborne

Enna München MC Ennalyt 90mm f/2.5

Enna München MC Ennalyt 90mm f/2.5 lens unmounted

Enna München MC Ennalyt 90mm f/2.5 lens with a normal M42 to Sony adapter for close focussing

Enna München MC Ennalyt 90mm f/2.5 lens with an ultra-slim M42 to Sony adapter for normal focussing

This was my first ever projector lens and a great example of a typical lens from a reasonably modern full size 35mm slide projector. It makes a great macro lens with a standard M42 to Sony adapter, and an equally good lens for normal focussing distances using an ultra-slim M42 to Sony adapter. I paid £10 + £3 &p for mine. The best £10 I ever spent!

I used the following adapters to mount this lens on my Sony mirrorless camera:

See the 35mm slide projector lenses page for more information on using 35mm slide projector lenses on digital cameras.

Close-up photographs using the standard M42 to Sony E mount adapter

Of the following photographs, the b&w ones were process using were process using Silver Efex Pro 2 and the colour ones were processed in Adobe Lightroom.

Turn a slide projector lens into a macro lens gallery - Image 1
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Photographs using the ultra-slim M42 to Sony E mount adapter

These photographs were shot using the ultra-slim M42 to E mount adapter for a normal focusing range (approx. 1m to infinity).

Turn a slide projector lens into a macro lens gallery - Image 9
Turn a slide projector lens into a macro lens gallery - Image 10
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