Surprisingly good Moon photo with low cost old manual lens Canon DSLR camera body

Today is Chinese mid autumn day, also known as moon festival, on that day, the shape of the moon is fullest during the year.

I want to take photo shot at the moon, but I only have a Canon T2i (or 550D) digital SLR Camera body and a kit lens. The kit lens is not sufficient to take a clear picture of the distant object, such as the moon in the night sky.

However, I have an old Pentax zoom lens that I got from a well known online auction site. The lens is “Asahi Pentax Super Takumar M42 zoom lens”, a manual lens designed…