Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/04/04

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Re:Consensus? Skopar 24mm
From: Johnny Deadman <>
Date: Tue, 04 Apr 2000 21:28:01 +0100

on 4/4/00 9:00 pm, B. D. Colen at wrote:

> While I personally don't want a lens within the normal field of view range
> (and I except the 15 mm from that group) that isn't rf coupled, the wide
> angles can have pretty phenomenal depth of field, even wide open. Take a
> look at A Boy and His Dog, which I justed posted under B.D. on the MSN site.
> It was shot wide open at f 2.8.

I will, I will. In fact my main argument with the lack of rf coupling is
simply the change of habit... I like all my lenses to work the same way
(which is why I bought the M4-P... no finders). I do find it distracting to
have to change work habits for a particular lens. But your point is well

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Johnny Deadman