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Subject: [Leica] Favourite Lens
From: sethrosner at (Seth Rosner)
Date: Wed Mar 2 06:27:55 2005
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Didier, that is THE most fascinating array of lenses since this thread 


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From: "Didier Ludwig" <>
To: "Leica Users Group" <>
Sent: Wednesday, March 02, 2005 7:10 AM
Subject: Re: [Leica] Favourite Lens

> My "favourite", if there is one, is the 3.5/28mm Color Skopar on a M6, as 
> it's the ideal focal length for daylight shooting landscapes in the steep 
> swiss mountains, and is compact enough to carry in jacket's pocket. 
> Usually I take that lens with me that is supposed to be the most suitable 
> for what I am intenting to shoot. If I dont know what I'll shoot, I take 
> randomly any lens, depending irrational moods.
> Actual usage in estimated %
> 10% 4.5/15mm Heliar (on Bessa L)
> 20% 3.5/28mm Color Skopar
> 20% 1.7/35mm Ultron
> 20% 2.0/50mm Summicron collapsible
> 10% 1.2/50mm Canon
> 10% 1.4/75mm Summilux
> 10% 3.5/135mm Canon
> less than 0.25% (on FED-2):
> 3.5/50mm Industar-22 collapsible
> 2.8/55mm Industar-61 LD
> Beside this I often carry a Rollei XF35 with a 2.3/40 Sonnar fixed lens 
> with me when the Leica seems to big to take with.
> Didier
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