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Subject: [Leica] Wow, the last word on Bokeh, from Zeiss
From: mark at (Mark Rabiner)
Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2010 00:35:20 -0400

> On Apr 13, 2010 at 11:40 PM -0400, Mark Rabiner wrote:
>> That is a LUG legend. That the ASPH and aspherical
>> lenses from Leica have Bokeh issues.
> I've seen it elsewhere.  But when I asked why the ASPH lenses have a
> reputation for 'harsh bokeh' and which lenses specifically, no one could
> give any.  I only have the 50/1.4 and 28/2, and both for the most part are
> pretty smooth to me.  The 50/1.4 is much more so than it's predecessor in 
> my
> mind.
> So which Leica ASPH lenses have 'harsh' bokeh?  Particularly when compared
> to their pre-ASPH ancestors.
> Tim

None of them do.

Mark William Rabiner

In reply to: Message from tgray at (Tim Gray) ([Leica] Wow, the last word on Bokeh, from Zeiss)