Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/11/20

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Subject: RE: [Leica] Re: Noctilux - 1st impressions
From: "Steve Unsworth" <mail@steveunsworth.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 21 Nov 2001 00:03:42 +0100

Nemeth

Have you used the lens at f1?

Steve

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From: owner-leica-users@mejac.palo-alto.ca.us
[mailto:owner-leica-users@mejac.palo-alto.ca.us]On Behalf Of Andrew
Nemeth
Sent: 20 November 2001 23:33
To: leica-users@mejac.palo-alto.ca.us
Subject: [Leica] Re: Noctilux - 1st impressions


Guy Bennett <gbennett@lainet.com> wrote:

> [ Excellent, long, glowing review of Noctilux 50mm ]

>Anyway, just some initial thoughts on the Noctilux, which is a really
>exciting lens. You definitely have the impression you can use it anywhere
>for any kind of shooting.

Guy,

Er, you forgot to mention the 2-stop light falloff at the corners
when wide open!  (Erwind Puts actually claims it is 3 stops, but
I'll round it down for now.)

Da lens has some good points, but it also has _some_ bad.  ;?)


Regds,


Andrew Nemeth

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