Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/06/24

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Subject: Re: 80-200 flare (was:Re: [Leica] Copyright questions)
From: Doug Herr <>
Date: Sun, 24 Jun 2001 12:58:37 -0700
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Mxsmanic wrote:

> Doug Herr writes:
> > That 10%-20% better can mean a lot if I happen to
> > be working in flare-prone situations or where vignetting
> > will cause problems.
> I do not doubt that, but in most other situations, it doesn't matter.
> > I certainly wouldn't want the equipment to keep me
> > from getting that One Great Shot ;-)
> I agree, if budget and other constraints permit.  However, currently, I cannot
> justify trashing an entire Nikon SLR system and then buying an entire Leica R
> SLR system just for the purpose of purchasing one lens that is 10% better in
> quality than what I already have.
> Additionally, if I do all that, and then the One Great Shot turns out to require
> autofocus instead of a lack of vignetting, what then?

 That's where each of us decides for himself what's more important and I have no
business quarrelling with your decision.

Doug Herr
Birdman of Sacramento

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