Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2008/12/30

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Subject: [Leica] IMG: M8 + Visoflex + 400 mm Telyt f:6.8
From: imagist3 at (Lottermoser George)
Date: Tue Dec 30 16:34:44 2008
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Each and every lens/sensor/film combination
has a signature, finger print (call it what you will)
arty fact

we go to work with the gear we have
and make the best of it

with determination and a dash of luck
the content will trump
the arty facts


Fond regards,

On Dec 30, 2008, at 6:04 PM, wrote:

> I suspect it's a chromatic artifact of spherical aberation.  Makes  
> color
> fringes at high-contrast out-of-focus edges.  Did anyone notice it  
> on their
> 2008 calendar?  The f/6.8 Telyts are still among my favorites  
> despite this
> artifact.

In reply to: Message from wildlightphoto at ( ([Leica] IMG: M8 + Visoflex + 400 mm Telyt f:6.8)