MACRO Nikkor 65mm F4.5 Lemon Yellow
MACRO Nikkor 65mm F4.5 Lemon Yellow

The MACRO NIKKOR 65mm F4.5
Nippon Kogaku Tokyo
LENS MADE IN JAPAN

MACRO Nikkor 65mm F4.5 and Nikon Z 6

Special High Resolution Lens

The MACRO Nikkor 65mm F4.5 was designed for use in super-microscopy world with L39 Leica thread.
One of the exciting lenses for the Nikon MULTIPHOT System.
The MACRO Nikkor 65mm F4.5 is a special high-resolution lens for the field work.

MACRO Nikkor 65mm F4.5 Lemon Yellow

MACRO Nikkor 65mm F4.5 Lemon Yellow

Cosmos and MACRO Nikkor 65mm F4.5

Specifications

MACRO Nikkor 65mm F4.5

Focal length :  65 mm
Line color of lens barrel :  Yellow
Max. aperture :  f/4.5
Aperture scale :  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Standard magnification :  5X
Range of magnification ratio :  3.5X - 10X
Filter size :  d=38 mm   p=0.5 mm
Mount :  Leica L39 screw mount
Actual weight :
  176.0 g    Serial No. in 67000s
  185.5 g    Serial No. in 68000s
  185.0 g    Serial No. in 68000s
Accessories :  Front and rear lens caps

Release date :  1968
Price :
  22,200 Japanese YEN (January 1973)
  29,000 Japanese YEN (December 1973)
  46,000 Japanese YEN (1979)
  57,000 Japanese YEN (1980)
  80,000 Japanese YEN (1993)

MACRO Nikkor 65mm F4.5 in Rice Field

This lens is suited to the photo art for the plant and flowers.
It could also be used on your high-end copy system or close-up photography camera if they have L39 Leica thread.
I love the MACRO Nikkor 65mm F4.5 very much.
If you mount this Super Lens for your close-up photography camera, you can feel the luster of flowers.

MACRO Nikkor 65mm F4.5 on Mountain Road

MACRO Nikkor 65mm F4.5, Special High Resolution Lens

MACRO Nikkor 65mm F4.5 Lemon Yellow

MACRO Nikkor 65mm F4.5 Banana Yellow

Tokyo Snow Night and Macro Nikkor 65mm F4.5

Snowed Tokyo night.
I enjoyed the snow nights with my Macro Nikkor 65mm F4.5 lens.

MACRO Nikkor 65mm F4.5 and Tokyo Snow

MACRO Nikkor 65mm F4.5 and Snow Galaxy

MACRO Nikkor 65mm F4.5 Photography

I would like to show you some photographs taken by the MACRO Nikkor 65mm F4.5 Lens. You can get the large size image by clicking on the following some photographs.

Nikon with MACRO Nikkor

Yellow Flower of Broccoli

Calmer color expression like Japanese painting

You will hear the feeling of air and the sound of old days

Brilliant Bokeh peculiar to macro lens for scientific photograph

A bright scene appears even though the slow lens

Good-natured and honest and beautiful lens

Colors like old Japanese movies

Nikon Z Album

I mounted the MACRO Nikkor 65mm F4.5 on my Nikon Z 6 and took the following pictures. The MACRO Nikkor 65mm F4.5 lens produce very nice images at the situation.

MACRO Nikkor 65mm F4.5 on Nikon Z 6

The following adapters were connected to the MACRO Nikkor lens to get good focus.

L39 to Z Mount Adapter
EL Extension Ring
MACRO Nikkor 65mm F4.5

Mikan Orange Benchmark

Scales are engraved on the MACRO Nikkor 65mm F4.5 lens barrel. And then, numbers 1 to 6 are engraved on the scale. I shot the Mikan oranges at scale 1, scale 4, and scale 6.

MACRO Nikkor 65mm F4.5, ASA 800 SCALE=1 1/250 sec. +1.0

The aperture value of scale 1 is F4.5. You will feel beautiful and natural bokeh.

MACRO Nikkor 65mm F4.5, ASA 800 SCALE=4 1/40 sec. +0.7

The aperture value of scale 4 is probably F11.
The aperture value of scale 6 is probably F22.
I think scale 4 is the sharpest in this environment.

MACRO Nikkor 65mm F4.5, ASA 800 SCALE=6 1/10 sec. +0.7

Reversing the Lens

I reversed the MACRO Nikkor 65mm F4.5 lens to get focus to infinity. I used a Nikon adapter ring that converts a screw diameter of 40.5 mm to L39 screw mount.

MACRO Nikkor 65mm F4.5 Reversed

MACRO Nikkor 65mm F4.5 Reversed

I used Nikon's L-F connection ring and Nikon BR-3 adapter to attach the lens hood HN-3.

The brilliant images of Macro Nikkor 65mm F4.5

I photographed a medium range object with Nikon Z 6. I tried to focus the lens about 4 meters ahead.

MACRO Nikkor 65mm F4.5 Reversed
ASA 400 SCALE=1 1/320 sec. -0 +0

MACRO Nikkor 65mm F4.5 Reversed
ASA 400 SCALE=1 1/400 sec. +0.3

If you use a MACRO Nikkor 65mm F4.5 lens, you can get extremely sharp, gorgeous and brilliant images.

MACRO Nikkor 65mm F4.5 Reversed
ASA 400 SCALE=1 1/250 sec. +1.7

The superpower of MACRO Nikkor lenses are wonderful. The MACRO Nikkor lenses are for scientists.

MACRO Nikkor 65mm F4.5 and Nikon Z 6

Late in Autumn

I reversed the MACRO Nikkor 65mm F4.5 lens to take the pictures of late autumn.

Nikon Z 6 and Reversed MACRO Nikkor 65mm F4.5

I took all the photos at F4.5 (SCALE=1) with a wide-open aperture. I was able to get wonderful images even with a wide-open aperture. The following all photos were taken at F4.5 aperture full open.

MACRO Nikkor 65mm F4.5 Reversed
ASA 800 SCALE=1 1/3200 sec. -0.7

MACRO Nikkor 65mm F4.5 Reversed
ASA 800 SCALE=1 1/2000 sec. -0.3

All photographs are gorgeous and beautiful Super-Realism art like the old Kodachrome 25 film works.

MACRO Nikkor 65mm F4.5 Reversed
ASA 800 SCALE=1 1/4000 sec. -0.7

MACRO Nikkor 65mm F4.5 Reversed
ASA 800 SCALE=1 1/5000 sec. -1.0

I saw the separation of spatial areas in my daily life. That is the force energy barrier. If you use a MACRO Nikkor 65mm F4.5 lens, you can shoot the energy barrier of force.

MACRO Nikkor 65mm F4.5 Reversed
ASA 800 SCALE=1 1/3200 sec. -2.0

Nikon Z 6 and Reversed MACRO Nikkor 65mm F4.5

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