Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/06/06

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Subject: Re: [Leica] 28mm M Lens recommendation
From: "Steve LeHuray" <>
Date: Wed, 06 Jun 2001 17:12:11 -0500

> You must keep in mind that changing physical position of where you take a
> Pix from contributes all to perspective.  If you stand still, then change
> from 28 to 35 to 50, there is little difference in the field of view between
> adjacent fl.... but if you now MOVE YOUR BODY to take in the same image
> area, the perspective changes and therefore the differences in the FL
> becomes more pronounced.
> Bottom line, I still think the 28 is too close to the 35 and the 35 to the
> 50 to be worthwhile to own both......
> Frank Filippone

I am sure you are right about that Frank, most of the time I cannot tell
which-is-which between my 35 and 50 pictures, or 28 and 35.