Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/11/25

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Subject: [Leica] Re: If only one more R lens,
From: Ken Wilcox <>
Date: Sun, 25 Nov 2001 17:30:41 -0500


With the budget you have you could buy several lenses if you buy used.

Bargains can be found on the 35 Elmarit, 90 Elmarit, 135 Elmar and 180 
Elmar. All of these could be purchased used for well under the budget you have.

Ken Wilcox

At 03:56 PM 11/25/2001, Larry Fuller wrote:
>I recently became the owner of a R3 with the standard 50mm lens. I'm
>practicing with it (12-15 rolls a month), but am now interested in a
>different lens. About 30% of my shots are around or in the house, or at
>a motorcycle rally, with a range of approx.10 feet. The other 70 % are
>shot in nature, with about half of that 70 % being landscapes (some at
>considerable distance) and the other half being wildlife (maybe flowers
>up close, maybe a hawk a hundred yards away). If  I could only get one
>more lens, what should it be? And if I could get two more lenses, what
>would they be (same as the second plus another or two completely
>different ones)? And what if I could get three?!? My total budget is
>probably around $4,000, so one of those lens at $8-10,000 is out of the
>question. Thanks for any help.
>Bo Fuller
>Southern Calif
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