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Have you considered the Tri-Elmar? The f/4 max aperture is only one stop slower than the 28mm Elmarit but IMHO the T-E is as sharp and contrasty even at f/4. > > Dan Honeman writes > >> > >> I've considered the esteemed 24 asph heavily for the reasons you mention, > >> but keep falling back on the 28 for the ability to frame within the finder > >> (I've never used an external finder, but I don't imagine I'd be a fan) and > >> the lesser distortion. I must admit to being a huge Winogrand fan, and that > >> has me eager to try my hand at street shooting with the 28. If I get along > >> well with it, I may just sell my 35 asph--and so I was leaning toward the > >> faster 28 (Leica or Cosina) just in case.