Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/05/15

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Re: 24mm vs 21mm for M6
From: "Dr. Joseph Yao" <>
Date: Tue, 16 May 2000 04:16:47 +0800


You may like to know that the Voigtlander 12mm f/5.6 in LTM is on the way -
due this August!



on 16/5/00 3:39 am, at wrote:

> In a message dated 5/15/00 11:55:14 AM, writes:
>> I went out shooting a roll and a half with my 24 ASPH yesterday but used
>> the
>> finder for a change and with my new bifocals.
>> My system goes from 24 to 135 and for me i feel like I have a compleat
>> Leica M
>> system. My 24 is easily wide enough for anything I've needed to shoot.
>> No
>> yearnings, cravings or needs for the 21!
>> Mark Rabiner
> No Mark, you MUST buy a Colander (Voigtsina?) 15mm. It's like a law or
> something. Every M shooter must own one . . . Seriously, the 15mm makes a
> nice addition to the 24mm. If nothing else, it's perfect for those photos of
> someone driving his car -- the ideal focal length for shooting from the
> passenger seat to the driver's seat. Great for balloon baskets pics, too . .
> . 
> Bob (wider, I want wider I tell you!) McEowen

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