Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/01/26

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Canon 55/1.2 images WAS Noctilux vs Those "Other"lenses
From: Johnny Deadman <>
Date: Fri, 26 Jan 2001 15:42:08 -0500

on 1/26/01 3:02 PM, Mark Rabiner at wrote:

>> just a couple of examples from my FD 55/1.2. These are both wide open.
>> The first is an example of something you can't do with a Noctilux or any
>> other M lens... get damn close. The problem at f/1.2 of course is that your
>> DOF is vanishingly small and if you are focusing on an eye, like this, the
>> split image is not a great method.
> Leica M lense DO shoot that close Johnny!
> And I'm not even talking dual range Summicron...

0.5m???? I don't think so.

- -- 
John Brownlow

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