Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2008/12/18

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Subject: [Leica] OT - Zeiss 50mm f/1.4 ZE Planar T* lens
From: jls at (Jeffery Smith)
Date: Thu Dec 18 18:51:05 2008
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I have it in the Nikon SLR coupling. Maybe I can get Chris W to shoot a 
few frames with it.

Frank F.Farmer wrote:
> Greetings all,
> Has anyone had an opportunity to use this lens on a Canon digital 
> body?  I was hoping for a hands on review (particularly as is compares 
> to Canon's own f/1.4 50mm lens).
> I think the lens is pretty new.  Dpreview doesn't have a review up 
> either.  Supposedly it has electrical contacts that preserve pretty 
> much every function the Canon digital bodies have, except autofocus.  
> Just wondering if it was worth the $600.
> Thanks, as always, in advance.
> Peace,
> Frank Farmer
> Jackson, Miss.
> P.S. - forgive me if this has already been discussed.  I checked the 
> archives and didn't find anything on the Canon EF-mount Zeiss lenses.
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Replies: Reply from leicachris at (Chris Williams) ([Leica] Re: OT - Zeiss 50mm f/1.4 ZE Planar T* lens)
In reply to: Message from summicron at (Frank F.Farmer) ([Leica] OT - Zeiss 50mm f/1.4 ZE Planar T* lens)