Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2009/03/25

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Subject: [Leica] The big event
From: kididdoc at (Steve Barbour)
Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2009 13:59:27 -0700
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On Mar 25, 2009, at 2:27 PM, Henning Wulff wrote:

> Well, I'm sick with pneumonia and I still had to go out and do some  
> work today. On the way back I stopped at my photo dealer, and....
> The 21 Summilux has arrived. He held the price even though the  
> Canuck buck has sunk a fair ways since I ordered it, so I managed a  
> 20% discount.
> The lens looks great; everything seems as good as hoped for from my  
> short time with one at Photokina. Nice feel to everything, with  
> slightly heavy focussing that I'll try to limber up as soon as  
> possible. The UV/IR filter had come in a couple of months ago, so I  
> have that as well.
> I'll be shooting on the M8's mostly, but also on the M6.

this lens looks extraordinary...let us know how you like it, and  
please show some of your resulting photos,


> First indications are that using the aperture only influences dof  
> and vignetting; other image parameters are for all practical  
> purposes the same at any f-stop, and it performs essentially  
> identically to the 21/2.8 ASPH at common apertures.
> -- 
>   *            Henning J. Wulff
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