Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2013/12/31

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Subject: [Leica] Noctilux
From: ric at (RicCarter)
Date: Tue, 31 Dec 2013 16:48:13 -0500
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I always get a smile out of comparisons of the noctilux and summicron at f/2 
or f/5.6, when the real difference (often NOT mentioned) between them is to 
be found at f/1


On Dec 31, 2013, at 3:25 PM, Aram Langhans <leica_r8 at> wrote:

> No matter what you do with a sensor, a 1.0ish lens shooting wide open 
> cannot be duplicated with a 1.4.  Even just from a depth of field stand 
> point, let alone the other characteristics of using such a fast lens wide 
> open.  So, if that is what you want it is indeed necessary.

Replies: Reply from mark at (Mark Rabiner) ([Leica] Noctilux)
In reply to: Message from davidhhching at (David Ching) ([Leica] Noctilux)
Message from hjwulff at (Henning Wulff) ([Leica] Noctilux)
Message from richard at (Richard Man) ([Leica] Noctilux)
Message from leica_r8 at (Aram Langhans) ([Leica] Noctilux)