Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/01/18

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Subject: Re: [Leica] .58 vs .72
Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2001 20:30:19 EST

Stuart, the 0,58 is a new high in Leica, even though it is a TTL with its 
excessive battery consumption. I have had mine since early November and it is 
now the " take everywhere camera" for me. Anything longer than a 50 is out, 
but for the 24 (with black tape over the frame-line illumination windows), 25 
Skopar, 28 and 35 it is perfect. I might even have to get a 2nd one some 
times in the future, as I am very reluctant to take off the 35 from the one I 
have (I hate changing lenses, most mishaps with Leica equipment happens when 
you are changing lenses!). The 0,72 works well with the 35.50 and 90 and the 
0.85 with the 50/75/90. If you are primarily a wide-angle shooter, go for the 
Tom A