Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/10/21

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Subject: [Leica] Re: Hasselblad
From: henningw at (Henning Wulff)
Date: Thu Oct 21 12:20:39 2004
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At 8:38 AM +0200 10/21/04, Daniel Ridings wrote:
>  > 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

The important thing is the position of the rear exit pupil.

    *            Henning J. Wulff
   /|\      Wulff Photography & Design
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