Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/03/30

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Subject: Re: [Leica] which 90mm lens for the M?
From: Five Senses Productions <>
Date: Mon, 30 Mar 1998 13:43:13 -0800

Eric, the 50 and 75 frames sure look VERY close on my M6 0.85!
Is the new 75 version out yet?

At 09:23 PM 3/29/98 -0600, Eric Welch wrote:
>At 12:01 PM 3/29/98 -0800, you wrote:
>>Also, isn't 75 a bit too close to 50?  I love the R8/100 APO combination,
>>but for daily, portable use shooting candids of models and doing street 
>>work, the M6 fits the bill perfectly.
>No, the 75 is not too close to the 50. But the 90 does give you a bit more
>reach. But then I think it's too close to the 100, and the 75 gives you
>more performance in the area you want to do, street shooting.
>>If the quality of the 90/2.8 matches that of the 100 APO, then I would
>>rather get that lens.
>It's not as good. The 100 Apo Macro is in a class by itself.
>Eric Welch
>St. Joseph, MO
>Maniac: An early computer built by nuts...

Francesco Sanfilippo,
Five Senses Productions