Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2011/10/24

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Subject: [Leica] Best (Macro) lens, was: The monster in the garden
From: robertmeier at (Robert Meier)
Date: Mon, 24 Oct 2011 19:15:38 -0500 (CDT)
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I had the Hasselblad version of the 120/4 Makro-Planar and it wasn't on the 
same level as the 100mm Macro-Elmarit-R.  In fact, the one I had at least 
was rather mediocre.   Maybe the Hasselblad lens was a different lens than 
the Contax version?


On Oct 24, 2011, at 6:29 PM, Jan Decher wrote:

> Nathan,
> I would qualify that and say "the best* Macro *lens" but also challenge it
> by saying that the Contax 645 Zeiss Apo Makro-Planar 4/120 is at least as
> good.  It's the main reason I regret parting with the Contax 645 system.
> Jan
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Nathan Wajsman <photo at>
> Date: Mon, 24 Oct 2011 08:33:40 +0200
> Subject: Re: [Leica] The monster in the garden
> Clicking on "original" --> WOW!
> I think the 100mm Apo Macro is the best lens ever made.
> Cheers,
> Nathan
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