Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2005/05/19

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Subject: [Leica] lens recommendations (R)
From: leirex at (David Lee)
Date: Thu May 19 09:09:35 2005

  I agree with Nathan on the 100mm APO Macro.  The 70-180/2.8 
APO-Vario-Elmarit is almost as good as the APO Macro though even if it is 
tad chunkier and heftier.  I used to use it hand-held to get excellent 
Best Regards,

Nathan Wajsman <> wrote:
In my opinion the best R lens is the 100mm Apo Macro Elmarit. In fact, I 
consider it the best lens I have ever owned, R or M (or any brand for 
that matter). Whether this is of any relevance to you depends on whether 
you have any need for that particular focal length.


Deanan wrote:

> Hi Guys,
> I have my favorite M lens for personal use but need to find out for work 
> what
> you guys think are the best R lenses both old any new, sharp and contrasty
> or more aesthetic. Basically, what are your favorite R lenses and why?
> Thanks,
> Deanan
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