Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/01/27

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Leica DOF Guide & R8 Focusing Screens
From: Five Senses Productions <>
Date: Tue, 27 Jan 1998 10:31:49 -0800

Thanks Jim, I'll check it out!


At 10:05 PM 1/25/98 -0800, you wrote:
>At 04:33 PM 1/26/98 -0800, you wrote:
>>1.  Has anyone ever seen the "Leica DOF Guide" they talk about in their 
>>lens manuals?  Does anyone have one?  How detailed and helpful is this
>>2.  Does anyone have a Ground Glass with Grid focusing screen for the R8?
>>How much brighter is it over the standard screen?  Does anyone have the 
>>All-Microprism screen?  How is that one?   Which screen have you LUGs
>>found to be the brightest for the R8?  I have noticed the standard screen 
>>darkens a bit too much for my tastes with a 180 3.4 APO-Telyt....I would
>>hate to see it with a 5.6 lens!
>Get the grid screen. Helps with the horizon and is uncluttered. Doesn't go
>dark with long lenses. I've been using the grid screen in my R cameras for
>over 15 years. It's the best.

Francesco Sanfilippo,
Five Senses Productions