Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2012/03/18

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Subject: [Leica] Interior environmental shots, what lens?
From: mark at (Mark Rabiner)
Date: Sun, 18 Mar 2012 15:50:31 -0400

Use a true wide angle symmetrical lens. A Biogon.

Mark R.

> From: Richard Man <richard at>
> Reply-To: Leica Users Group <lug at>
> Date: Sat, 17 Mar 2012 19:38:32 -0700
> To: Leica Users Group <lug at>
> Subject: [Leica] Interior environmental shots, what lens?
> I am planning to travel to do a project (more details later) where I will
> be taking interior shots. Some with people and some with the machinery. The
> interior space can be quite big, but of course some of the photos will not
> be "take everything in."
> I am planning to use both the M9 and the XPan. With the XPan, 30mm should
> give quite a wide view.
> Most likely I will not use a tripod, but I may for some photograph.
> Currently my widest lens for the M9 is 25mm. I am thinking that perhaps a
> 18mm Distagon may come in handy? 15mm may just be too wide (and possibly
> too slow with the VC Super Wide Heliar).
> Any thoughts? Since it involves travel, I need to decide before I go.
> Thanks
> -- 
> // richard <>
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