Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/05/01

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Subject: [Leica] 80mm F1.4 Summilux-R
From: "Paul Bolam" <>
Date: Mon, 1 May 2000 10:15:22 +0100

Wesley wrote:

> I am curious about the 80mm lens, since it doesn't get mentioned much. How
> is it wide open for low light usage, does it perform well?

I use this lens a lot and normally wide open. Whilst the results at F1.4 can
be considered a little 'soft', I think this is a distinct benefit when
taking portraits in available light.

You can see a few examples I've taken on the following website:-