Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/04/17

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Subject: RE: [Leica] What - 30 sec ?
From: "Dan Honemann" <>
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2001 11:46:23 -0400

I've manage 1/8 and some 1/4 sec. shots with the 50 summicron on my M6.
Last week I tried a few 1/4 and 1/2 sec. shots with my 35 summilux; I'll
find out this week if they're sharp.  Nice to know it's an option when
shooting with a Leica.


> I've had fine results using 1/4 second handheld (M3, 50 Summicron) as a
> substitute for some much-envied faster glass. Course i was younger and
> probably steadier then, but the f2 is still my fastest lens. At
> least we now
> have the option of much better faster films if we want to go that
> route. (my
> regular film is TriX). In fact, I'm going to try some 1/4 second
> again this
> week at the local coffee shop jazz night.
> bill

Replies: Reply from "Roland Smith" <> (Re: [Leica] What - 30 sec ?)