Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1997/11/06

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Subject: Re: 35mm/2 light falloff question
From: Jack & Christine Hamilton <>
Date: Thu, 06 Nov 1997 19:43:52 -0600

Mike Gardner wrote:
> rardinge@KUHUB.CC.UKANS.EDU wrote:
> >
> > Aquestion about light falloff,
> >
> > I noticed a different (than expected) result last night when looking at
> > some new proof sheets.  I have a new to me, actually  "preowned", 35mm/2
> > summicron (#35x,xxx , non asp., has notches for lens hood) that I am quite
> > happy with but on the last set of proofs there are several frames with
> > noticable corner vingnetting.
> Robert,
> Take that filter off and your problem will disappear.  Been there, done
> that.  The bigger your aperture the more pronounced the vignetting.
> Mike Gardner

I agree with Gardner.

So, I have been using the "maxim" of NO FILTERS on anyt