Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1999/02/22

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Leica in film
From: Mark Rabiner <>
Date: Mon, 22 Feb 1999 22:58:24 -0800

Nathan Wajsman wrote:
> Mark,
> We seem to have followed the same route to the Apo Telyt. Although I must say that I
> was quite happy with the Hektor, especially for portraits. snip the Hektor
> is certainly no dog.
> Nathan
> Mark Rabiner wrote:
> > I got my  new Apo Telyt 135 this week and went the same route having
> > played around with a 4.5/135mm Hektor for a year a few years back. Its
> > results were shall we say "Atmospheric" but fun none the less.
> > This issue for me was the translation of those small frame lines to
> > contact sheet and then print: smooth.
> > Mark Rabiner
Another fellow is also pretty happy with his and he mentioned it being
worth $200 or what he got for it. Mine I got for $99.99 so I got what I
paid for. Whale blubber effect is what I chalk it up to. It also might
have been quite old converted from screw mount. So I just played with
it. No offence meant. I thought about it ten seconds after I hit the
send button.
Mark Rabiner