Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1999/06/20

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Aspherics are forever
From: Guy Bennett <>
Date: Sun, 20 Jun 1999 18:26:24 +0100

>Edward Meyers wrote:
>> Aspherics didn't help Alfred Eisenstadt make the wonderful
>> Leica images in athe 1930s. It ain't the lens. It's the
>> person behind the lens. Ed


he most certainly did not, as you point out. but if a.e. were alive today
and still making pictures, i'll bet he would have state of the art leica
equipment, just as he did in the '30s, and i bet his images wouldn't be any
the worse for it.