Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/03/24[Author Prev] [Author Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next] [Author Index] [Topic Index] [Home] [Search]
At 09:12 AM 3/24/98 -0800, you wrote: >I have an M6 0.85 with a 35/2 ASPH and a 50/2. >I am ready to buy a 90mm for the M6. Which >version will give me the highest quality images >from f/2.8 to f/8? I do not have to have the f/2 if it >is not the best since I already have 2 f/2 lenses. >F/2.8 would be fine. Some have told me that the >2.0 is soft wide open and the 2.8 is sharp and >contrasty wide open. Any more comparisons >on these lenses? No doubt about it, the 90 Elmarit is a superb lens, and is better than the Summicron. In fact, the 90 Summicron R has a better reputation than the 90 Summicron M. I'm sure the focusing differences might have something to do with that. But any of those lenses will give you top results. But the Elmarit (same lens in R and M versions) is the best. Now, with a 90 Summicron ASPH coming mid-98, I don't know. It could have a bit of an edge. ========== Eric Welch St. Joseph, MO http://www.ponyexpress.net/~ewelch Pi R Squared? No Pi R round, Cornbread R Square!