Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/06/26[Author Prev] [Author Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next] [Author Index] [Topic Index] [Home] [Search]
At 10:47 AM 6/26/98 -0500, you wrote: >And I'm now curious about my other long-held, accepted-as-fact belief. If >my SLR can focus the 85 just fine, could it perhaps focus a 50 f/1.0 -- >were such a lens available for it -- with more than twice the >depth-of-field of the 85, as well as an M6 after all? You're ignoring a basic principle of focusing that a longer lens is easier to focus on an SLR than a rangefinder, but a normal lens is easier for focus on a rangefinder than an SLR. What is true is not contradicting common knowledge, but confirming it. - -- Eric Welch St. Joseph, MO http://www.ponyexpress.net/~ewelch As far as I'm concerned, treachery will sometimes bring loyalty into question.