Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/08/14

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Non-Leica-Made Electronic M?
From: Dan Cardish <>
Date: Fri, 14 Aug 1998 03:14:06 -0400

Again, this is your opinion, but IMHO, no glass from the major companies is
"vastly better" than any of the others.  Perhaps better under an 8x loupe
on a light table, but thats about it.  And no, I haven't used that
particular lens.  I am generalizing using simple common sense.

Dan C.

At 10:20 PM 13-08-98 -0500, Eric wrote:
>As for Japanese cameras being ahead of Leica, it certainly had nothing to
>do with what really counts in photography...the glass. My 70-180 2.8 Vario
>Apo Elmarit R is vastly better than any other zoom I've ever used. Canon,
>Nikon, etc.