Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/12/18

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Subject: Re: [Leica] NOCTILUX-M f/1/50 mm
From: Tina Manley <images@InfoAve.Net>
Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2001 09:25:05 -0500
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At 07:41 AM 12/18/01 -0600, you wrote:
>I understand there are design issues with such a lens as the Noctilux, but 
>the one meter minimum focus is for me a real limitation. The idea of 
>owning yet another lens with that maximum minimum focus is difficult. I 
>realize that every lens built is a compromise of a number of factors and 
>I'm sure that the minimum focus was such a compromise with a (ohmygawd) 
>F1.0 lens.
>'Just my US$.02 worth.
>John Fulton

John -

M's are just not the best tool for close focusing anyway.  You have to 
worry about parallax and framing.  Get an R6.2 or R8 and use the wonderful 
100 or 60 Macro lenses if you want to get closer than a meter.

My $.02 worth!


Tina Manley, ASMP
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