Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2009/07/03

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Subject: [Leica] 50/1.1 Nokton wide open
From: jsmith342 at (Jefffery Smith)
Date: Fri, 3 Jul 2009 19:22:40 -0500
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Now that you mention it, I have never used the 50/1.5 Nokton on the  
M8. It is a very sharp lens, but once one has the 50/1.4 Summilux, it  
tends to get used more. I just got a bicycle for cruising the streets  
of NOLA. I should get that 50/1.5 out.


On Jul 3, 2009, at 7:17 PM, Ken Carney wrote:

> That is very nice.  I have the Nokton 50 1.5 and 15mm. which I liked  
> on my
> Cosina bodies.  I have wondered what they would be like with an M8.   
> I also
> have the 75mm CV which I didn't care for as much.
> Ken
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: at [mailto:lug-
>> at] On Behalf Of Jefffery Smith
>> Sent: Friday, July 03, 2009 7:03 PM
>> To: Leica Users Group <lug at>
>> Subject: [Leica] 50/1.1 Nokton wide open
>> I just received my 50/1.1 Nokton lens. Very nice, but the test shots
>> told me that I need to really work on my focusing accuracy. This one
>> was pretty much spot on with the eye.
>> Very nice lens.
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