Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/05/21[Author Prev] [Author Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next] [Author Index] [Topic Index] [Home] [Search]
Takeshi Hashimoto wrote: > > > -- > > On Sun, 21 May 2000 10:40:54 Steve Unsworth wrote: > >Hi > > > >This is my first post to the LUG so please be gentle with me if I ask what > >may appear to be a stupid question. > > > >I have a 35mm Summilux, from the serial number I believe it was manufactured > >in '66. Does this lend take a 'standard' filter (by standard I mean one that > >can be bought in a high street camera shop)? If so what size? > > > > I think that took a 43mm(?). You probably should look at used high street shop stock. > If you were shooting black and white I'd consider putting on a filter that really does something other than protect your lense and add an external flat element to the front of a perfect lens that could do nothing but create flare. By the way B+W has a new line of multicoated scratch resistant filters. If it were black and white a filter could really do something. I'm always pushing a yellow green filter. It only absorbs a stop and improves a shot in every way, even people; makes for a perfect balance between sky and earth. The B+W is called an 060 filter. Mark Rabiner It is a natural thing to feel insecure about a new expensive piece of equipment. But they hold up. If they get wet or dirty wipe them off.