Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/10/29

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Off topic, B&H Foton
Date: Thu, 29 Oct 1998 18:44:27


 It looks like the topic is going in different direction.  I was asking how
to remove the lens.


At 05:54 AM 10/29/98 -0700, you wrote:
>The Foton was an attempt to develop a camera exclusively for night
>photography (Foton = few photons).  The real importance of this item was its
>famous and highly collectible lens the f0.5 Noctimax.Unfortunately, it  was
>a commercial disaster as the resulting thin negatives could only be
>developed in undiluted Sharpo.
>Greg Achenbach
>-----Original Message-----
>From: <>
>To: <>
>Date: Thursday, October 29, 1998 1:21 AM
>Subject: Re: [Leica] Off topic, B&H Foton
>>Please excuse my ignorance but what is a FOTON?