Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/03/29

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Subject: Re: [Leica] 35 asph Summicron
From: Johnny Deadman <>
Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2001 12:33:43 -0500

on 3/29/01 11:55 AM, Steve Unsworth at wrote:

> I have a 35mm Summilux manufactured in the mid to late 60s. If I'm being
> honest I don't need the extra stop that the Summilux provides. What are the
> areas in which a new 35mm Summicron will outperform my Summilux?

almost everything, by quite a big margin. Certainly anything wider than f8,
and certainly (massively) in flare.
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John Brownlow