Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2008/11/02

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Subject: [Leica] R10 news
From: s.dimitrov at (slobodan dimitrov)
Date: Sun Nov 2 08:18:25 2008
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Most Canon lenses are barely passable, once one has experienced leica  
lenses. And then, for the most part, in the center only.
Even the Canon telephotos, clean as they are visually, don't hold up  
next to the Leica telephotos.

On Nov 2, 2008, at 8:10 AM, Tina Manley wrote:

> At 09:20 AM 11/2/2008, you wrote:
>> I sometimes use R lenses on Canon bodies, unfortunately the 19mm  
>> f2.8 clashes with the mirror. IME the Canon long lenses are very  
>> good but the WAs are average. The 28mm Leica on a Canon is  
>> massively better than any way of getting that FL with any Canon  
>> lens, zoom or prime.
>> Frank
> I have the old version of the 19R and it works great with the  
> Canons.  It's my favorite wide angle lens on the 5D and 1DMII.   
> Canon's wides are awful - even the expensive (for Canon) 24/1.4 L  
> lens.
> Tina
> Tina Manley
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