Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2002/02/20

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Subject: [Leica] Re: Fish-eye on a Leica M
From: Andrew Nemeth <>
Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2002 06:03:16 +1100

I routinely use the Leica 16mm Fisheye-Elmarit R on my M's
via the Cameraquest R->M adapter.  Focus is easy (just keep
it always at 3m).

Very good lens, but you have to use it at f8 or f11 for corner
to corner super-sharp images.  You can get away with f5.6, but
anything wider open and the corners turn to mush.


Andrew Nemeth

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