Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1997/11/23

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Subject: Re: 180mm f:2 Apo-Summicron / LA Zoo
From: Alfred Breull <>
Date: Sun, 23 Nov 1997 22:34:59 +0100

2/180 Apo-Summicron - and wide angle, comparison with your 19 mm, Eric ?
Are you dreaming about super wide angles whenever you hear "lens" ?  :) :)


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At 11:23 23.11.1997 -0600, you wrote:
>At 11:09 PM 11/22/97 -0500, you wrote:
>>>Stop it!!!! I can't afford one!!
>>I saw one at a local store a few months ago.  They wanted 'only' $6500
>>canadian for it.
>Hmm...what's that in Yankee? About $15.00? 
>Just kidding. That's an awful lot for a lens with such a wide angle. I
>don't know if I'd use it enough to justify it. For my style of shooting, 19
>is wide as I need to go, except for a rare few exceptions.
>Eric Welch
>St. Joseph, MO
>The distinction between past, present and future is only an illusion, even
>if a stubborn one. - Albert Einstein