Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/09/15

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Subject: Re: [Leica] 80 Summilux/100 APO
From: Eric Welch <>
Date: Tue, 15 Sep 1998 22:49:20 -0500

At 11:50 AM 9/16/98 +1000, you wrote:

>I suspect that Arturo's mention of the "flatness of field" of the 100mm
>lens in this instance was probably more a reference to the apparent 
>perspective compression produced when a portrait is taken from a greater 
>distance through a longer lens?

Really? (And there was a bunch of gobbeldy gook at the end of your message.
Got some encryption program on?)

That kind of compression between an 80 and 100 would be not that great. But
I suspect the 80 at 1.4 will be more flattering to most subjects. :-)
- -- 

Eric Welch
St. Joseph, MO

An SB-26 is a case for holding dead batteries.