Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2008/07/31

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Subject: [Leica] Question for M8ers
From: rgacpa at (Bob Adler)
Date: Thu Jul 31 18:37:29 2008

Actually, it's my favorite too. I now have a 75(ish) 1.4!

?Bob Adler
Palo Alto, CA

----- Original Message ----
From: Geoff Hopkinson <>
To: Leica Users Group <>
Sent: Thursday, July 31, 2008 2:10:19 PM
Subject: RE: [Leica] Question for M8ers

Ric, it seems that the only 50 fan that found they like the tighter framing
on the M8 and still use it just as much was me. Interesting.


-----Original Message-----
Subject: Re: [Leica] Question for M8ers

At 10:11 PM 7/30/2008, you wrote:
>Okay, I have a pretty good feel for the physics of full frame versus
>M8 cell conversion -- 1.3 multiplication -- field of view versus focal
>length -- that stuff. That's not what I'm looking for here.
>Now the question for M8 users.
>Did your favorite or standard or most often used lens change from
>classic M to M8?

>If you used to like 50s , have you switched to 35s? If you old
>favorite was 35s, are you using the 28 mostly now?

>Did 50 lovers stay with 50?

>Are you less likely to use 90 or 135?

>Are you more likely to use ultra-wides?

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