Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/12/01

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Accuracy of x.72 range finder
From: David Almy <>
Date: Tue, 1 Dec 1998 16:32:07 -0500

Nigel B Watson wrote:
> Nonsense.  The only place where DOF is that shallowl is macro.  


Peter Niessen wrote:
>  He states that the depth of field for the 75mm Summilux is 6mm at 2m
distance. Is that really true?

According to the depth of field calculator available at, the depth of field for a 75mm
lens at 2 meters is 57.5mm, or 5.75cm -- about 10x 6mm. 

Correct me if I'm wrong, but that's how I read the chart.

David W. Almy