Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2009/12/05

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Subject: [Leica] Noctilux - 0.95 vs. 1.0
From: mark at (Mark Rabiner)
Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2009 22:14:55 -0500

> I've compared the 0.95 and f1 Noctis.  This review overlooks the two
> greatest optical differences: the f1 is more flare resistant, while
> the 0.95 has less (though not no) focus shift.  On the more pragmatic
> side, there is also the $4-5K price difference.
> Marty

This implies incorrectly that the f1 has a flare issue.
The flare issue it has is that it doesn't flare.
Its one of the more flare resistant lenses many of us on the lug have ever
used. I think that was John Colliers may reason for using it.
Do I have a memory or WHAT?!?

Mark William Rabiner

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