Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2008/12/17

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Subject: [Leica] ZEISS BIOTAR 58/2 TEST
From: luisripoll at (Lluis Ripoll)
Date: Wed Dec 17 14:30:04 2008
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Salut Philippe!

I agree your opinion, the contrast is a little strong for me. Yes, is  
the Museum of Modern Art! you recognize it very well, it really close  
to my office and a nice place to test a lens, the camera is a 24 x 36  

Thank you very much for looking and for your comments


El 17/12/2008, a las 7:58, Philippe AMARD escribi?:

> Hi Lluis,
> this camera and lens work. I like the first and the last one better  
> for their gradation in the sharpness of the DoF.
> BTW, is number 4 the Museum of Modern Art? I am not sure I recognize  
> the place.
> Other: is your Pentacon the 120mm camera or a 24 x 36?
> A nice set altogether, have fun with the 'new' gear.
> Amiti?s
> Philippe
> Lluis Ripoll wrote:
>> I've got a new camera too, a Pentacon with a Zeiss Jena Biotar  
>> 58/2,  this is a nice lens, probably not si smooth as some Leica  
>> glasses but  it has a nice rendition and transition from focus to  
>> non focus areas,  as Dr.. Marc J. Small says "he never founded a  
>> bad Zeiss lens", I was  quite influenced to try this once I've read  
>> his book, it is a cheap  and amazing camera.
>> All these are with Plus X, on the nex days I want post some more:
>> Thanks for looking, your c&c always helps
>> Saludos cordiales
>> Lluis
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