Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/04/26

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Re: Noctilux - Rational lens??
From: Chris Bitmead <>
Date: Sun, 26 Apr 1998 12:59:37 +0000

Donald Ingram wrote:

> The Noctilux is simply the best f/1  ish  lens I have found,

Well, there are only 2 on the market that are actually f1.

> Did you get a chance to do some  astrophotoraphy with the canon f/1 lens
> when you had it? I would be interested to hear more of how the canon lens
> performed.

Astrophotograhpy is not something that has interested me so I
never thought to do that. Remember though, the Nikkor Noct is a
very old design lens.

- -- 
Chris Bitmead

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