Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2002/04/07

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Subject: Re: [Leica] WAS: 21-35R First Slides NOW: FOCUSING WIDES!
From: "J. Gilbert Plantinga" <>
Date: Sun, 7 Apr 2002 12:19:43 -0400

On Sunday, April 7, 2002, at 12:09  PM, Pascal wrote:

> On 07-04-2002 16:47 Ted Grant wrote:
>> Whatever you do, if you should miss the exact point you wish in focus, 
>> don't
>> start tweaking back & forth. If you miss it, spin the lens right to 
>> closest
>> point blindly out of focus, then bring back to focus on your subject.  
>> It
>> may take a few times to get the feel but without question this 
>> completely
>> out of focus focusing wides into focus on R camera's is something I do 
>> all
>> the time.
> Excellent advice. I will try this out Ted !
I just did, and it works! When I got my 21-35 I switched from the plain 
ground glass back to the original screen in my R8, but found al that 
microprism stuff interfering with my view through longer lenses. Now I'm 
switching back to plain GG. Thanks Ted!


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