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Subject: [Leica] IMG: Local Display
From: jhnichols at (Jim Nichols)
Date: Wed Mar 19 09:48:06 2008
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I guess we have to form a two-man Tak admiration society.  The large 
aperture, along with the brightness of the Fujica finder, make for very easy 
focusing.  I think the combination is a keeper. Thanks for looking.

Jim Nichols
Tullahoma, TN USA
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Leonard Taupier" <>
To: "Leica Users Group" <>
Sent: Wednesday, March 19, 2008 8:52 AM
Subject: Re: [Leica] IMG: Local Display

> Hi Jim,
> That's quite a shot. Takes you back a little when you first see it. I 
> still maintain the 50mm f1.4 Takumar is one of the sharpest 50's ever 
> made.
> Thanks for sharing,
> Len
> On Mar 18, 2008, at 11:08 PM, Jim Nichols wrote:
>> I am still exploring the capabilities of the Pentax Takumar SMC  50/1.4 
>> lens which I have had for a year or so.  While the local  airport 
>> terminal is getting an interior paint job, I found this  Bobcat display 
>> in a convenient spot to grab a shot with the  existing flourescent light. 
>> I would not have enjoyed such an  encounter in the wild.  The lens, 
>> which, in addition to being sharp  wide open, focuses down to 0.45 
>> meters, and continues to impress me.
>> Comments and critiques welcomed.
>> Jim Nichols
>> Tullahoma, TN USA
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