Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1997/02/09[Author Prev] [Author Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next] [Author Index] [Topic Index] [Home] [Search]
At 06:07 PM 2/9/97 -0500, Ed Meyers wrote: >I bought a 50mm f/1.5 Summarit. Reason is that I borrowed one >from fellow photo student Don Nichols at R.I.T. about 40 years ago (1957) >and made one of my best photographs with it -- wide open at f/1.5. >The soft look is wonderful, when you want it. My Summarit is great >for shooting at night where light comes into the lens. The "halo" >look is great, especially in color. I raise my glass to old lenses. Now, if you'd spoiled yourself with a 1.5/5cm Carl Zeiss Sonnar or even a current-production 1.5/50 Jupiter-3, you'd understand that 'old' lenses are not necessarily 'soft'! Marc email@example.com FAX: +540/343-7315 Cha robh bas fir gun ghras fir!