Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/10/04

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Subject: Re: [Leica] 400 f/6.8
From: Dominique PELLISSIER <>
Date: Sun, 04 Oct 1998 13:45:51 +0200

>On Sat, 3 Oct 1998, Ken Wilcox wrote:
>> I haven't noticed it, but I don't use it everyday either. Perhaps it is too
>> slight to stad out. I shoot mostly black and white with it which may make
>> it less noticeable when printed.
>> kw
>> >According to Leicafotografie (french edition, 2/1970, p.73), there is a
>> >slight vignetting when you use a Viso 400 on a R body. Have you noticed
>> >anything ?
>> >Dominique Pellissier
>> >
>> ----
>> Ken Wilcox                             Carolyn's Personal Touch Portraits
>> LHSA, MEA, LAW                      preferred---> <>
>>                                                      <> 
>The vignetting might be just in the viewfinder as perhaps a larger
>mirror would solve the viewing aspect of this. I don't think vignetting
>takes place in the image, however. I could be wrong, but I see
>no reason for vignetting on the film, but I do see a possibility
>of it happening on the viewing screen. Ed
Not at all. According to Lf, there is a slight vignetting in the edges of
the picture.

Dominique Pellissier