Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/10/29

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Subject: [Leica] Quasi-PAW Elmarit-RAW 180mmf/2.8 on Canon EOS 10D
From: michiel.fokkema at (Michiel Fokkema)
Date: Fri Oct 29 06:02:34 2004
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Doug Herr wrote:
> on 10/28/04 10:26 PM, Karen Nakamura at wrote:
>>Everone remember the 180mm f/2.8 that Charles Hehl had for sale last
>>week? Sometimes there's an advantage to having broadband as well as
>>the time zone difference. I was the first bidder and Charles sent it
>>to me immediately by EMS. It's a gorgeous lens and I didn't realize
>>it came with the original box and warrantee card. It arrived last
>>night and I immediately went over to Fujiya Camera and bought a Leica
>>R lens to Canon EOS body adapter.
>>I took  the lens out on my lunch break today. The results were very
>>nice, I think:
>>I agree with Doug Herr that this lens weighs a ton and a half. That's
>>my only complaint. Oh, and Tina must have eagle eyes, I had problems
>>focusing it accurately.
> It will be much easier to focus with an SL.

I use my second version 180/2.8 on a R8 and have had never troubles with 
Just hoping Canon will ever make a digi which has a VF as bright as a SL 
or R8/9.

Michiel Fokkema

In reply to: Message from telyt at (Doug Herr) ([Leica] Quasi-PAW Elmarit-RAW 180mmf/2.8 on Canon EOS 10D)