Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/10/20

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Subject: [Leica] Re: Hasselblad
From: daniel.ridings at (Daniel Ridings)
Date: Wed Oct 20 23:38:09 2004
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> meter arms.  "Designed for digital" is the new way of saying it's a
> retrofocus lens.  More distance between the rear element and the sensor
> means better performance with digital capture.
> Doug Herr
> Birdman of Sacramento

It can't be that simple, Doug. The 21 VC does not protrude into the body
much more than the 35 Summicron. I carry them back to back in one of those
rings that allows you to fasten two lenses together.

Yet ... the 21 VC and digital is a lousy combination.

Must be more than just the distance between the rear element and the


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