Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1996/04/11

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Subject: Re: M lens for 645 format
From: Gary J Toop <>
Date: Thu, 11 Apr 1996 13:38:11 -0400 (EDT)

	Wow!  I would be interested to hear more about this too!

On Thu, 11 Apr 1996, TK Chan wrote:

> Hi, Leica folks,
> Anyway, I am now using the M lenses again, this time converted to fit into
> my Mamiya 645 Pro, the result of which is stuntingly wonderful.
> The M lenses I use are the Elmar 135 f/4 and Telyt 200 f/4. A 3rd one is on
> the way - an Elmarit 90 f/2.8.  The image coverage area of these lenses is
> more than adequate to give a corner to corner sharpness. This is confirmed
> when the negative is viewed in my enlarger (I do my own color printing).
> The richness of colour and resolution typical of Leica characteristics is
> fully retained on the 645 format. The quality of print made out of it, I can
> only say, is speechlessly beautiful.

In reply to: Message from (TK Chan) (M lens for 645 format)