Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2002/03/11

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Thinking about a Voigtlander 90
From: Guy Bennett <>
Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2002 20:47:19 -0800
References: <v04011708b8b2ef77cb28@[]> <v0401170cb8b3049cc67d@[]>

>Guy Bennett wrote:
>> >You 100% right about the Elmarit-M but the good news is that the SAA is
>> >as good (some say better but who would notice with 400iso film) and
>>opens up
>> >another stop. I loved my 90/2.8E-M but I love my 90/2SAA even more.
>> >John Collier
>> I'm sure the Summicron 90 AA is everything everyone has said it is, but I'm
>> too fond of the performance, size, weight,  & shape of the Elmarit to give
>> it up.
>> Now, if I could justify having both...
>> Guy
>I actually DO have both.

Yeah Mark but you're a Leica Lens god!


>I love the balance and feel of the apo Asph Summicron and the incredible
>confidence it gives me.
>But the Elmarit is a tad lighter and it does the job also with panache.
>I headed out with the Elmirt the other day on an all day walk and i felt fine.
>The apo ash has such a lusch feel and you feel like you have such power
>to capture a quality image from a technical standpoint.
>It does instill confidence. That's the only word i can think of for it.

You're killing me...

>But the Elmarit is still nice and the fact that it is just a little
>lighter makes it on that standpoint a little nicer.
>We are still in the awesome quality area blowing away the canon Nikon
>competition as far as my opinion goes.
>Mark Rabiner


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