Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/05/03

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Sharpness
From: Henry Ambrose <>
Date: Wed, 3 May 2000 08:21:38 -0500

>Anyone else have doubts about the sharpness of their new Summicron f2 50mm M
>I know it sounds strange, but I don't think this this is sharp.  It is
>contrasty as hell, but that isn't the same thing.
Heck no.
Mine is tack sharp.

Put it on a tripod and try some Velvia (or your favorite fine grain film) 
in good light. 
If its not sharp there is something wrong with your particular lens.

Henry Ambrose