Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/09/29

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Subject: [Leica] RE: New Zeiss Ikon
From: locke at (Greg Locke)
Date: Wed Sep 29 17:20:24 2004

> Meanwhile, for me, the Zeiss Ikon lens line offers no 
> enticements yet. I can't imagine their optics bettering my 
> 21/2.8 ASPH, 28/2 ASPH, 35/1.4 Aspherical or 50/2. And the 
> price of the 15/2.8 will be leagues ahead of the dirt cheap 
> 15/4.5 Cosina -- anyway, this latter is a very special purpose thing.

...but they are GOOD lenses at about (I'm assuming) at half the price.

A Contax 21 f2.8 can't be THAT bad.
...and an 80 f2 is pretty sweet.

...unless Leica announce the 75 f2 this week :^)


And none of it is of any use what-so-ever for my trip to Africa in Nov/dec.

Greg Locke

In reply to: Message from lowiemanuel at (Emanuel Lowi) ([Leica] RE: New Zeiss Ikon)