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Subject: [Leica] Questions about Visoflex III
From: luisripoll at (Luis Ripoll)
Date: Sun Mar 16 15:53:18 2008
References: <001c01c8874d$078000c0$2101a8c0@luispersonal> <>

Thanks Dory for your advice, I'll remember it!, I want to go step by step...

Saludos cordiales

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[] En nombre de
Don Dory
Enviado el: domingo, 16 de marzo de 2008 23:40
Para: Leica Users Group
Asunto: Re: [Leica] Questions about Visoflex III

Please don't ignore a LTM to M adapter and enlarging lenses.  You will find
a whole bunch of APO enlarging lenses from 50 to 300mm for next to nothing
and all will make wonderful macro lenses to go exploring with.

On Sun, Mar 16, 2008 at 5:03 AM, Luis Ripoll <>

> Hi,
> I've purchased on e-Bay a Visofex III with the adapter 16464 for Elmar 
> 65, Elmar & Tele Elmar 135, and Elmarit 90. I don't have any of these 
> lenses, my questions are:
> 1.- Can I use my other lenses on the Visoflex?. I have only "modern"
> lenses:
> Summicron & Summilix 35, Various 50mm, Summilux 75, Summicron 90/2AA & 
> T-E 90/2,8, and the Apo-Telyt 135/3,4.
> 2.- Which lens do you recommend for macrophotography, IMO the 65 is 
> probably the best. I'm not going to use telephoto.
> 3.- I suppose that metering through the M6 and later models will be 
> precise
> Thank you very much in advance for your help, opinions, and 
> infornation
> Saludos cordiales
> Luis
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