Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/06/19

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Subject: [Leica] Re: An R series question
From: lowiemanuel at (Emanuel Lowi)
Date: Sat Jun 19 18:15:00 2004

Doug Herr wrote:

> With the 180 f/2 I'd be
> concerned about weight and the miniscule DOF at full
> aperture.  I often
> fine-focus the 400 or 560 by leaning forward or back
> slightly and I question
> my ability to do this in the small increments
> nessesary at f/2, and then
> hold my position.

You owe it to yourself to seriously try out the 180/2
(the world's longest Summicron!), Doug.

The clear and sharp viewing through this lens is
astounding, but the focus ring action is smooth, you can make the slightest
distance adjustments with just your little finger!

Emanuel Lowi

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