Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2014/02/22

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Subject: [Leica] OT - Sony Alpha 7R
From: sonc.hegr at (Sonny Carter)
Date: Sat, 22 Feb 2014 23:20:56 -0600
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It is puzzling, when the Dpreview review states flat out:

 "Sony plans to have a total of fifteen FE lenses by 2015, including macro
and ultra-wide models."

That's ten more than they  have now, if you count the soon to be release

On Sat, Feb 22, 2014 at 10:49 PM, John McMaster <john at> 

> I do wonder how deliberate it was to allow the A7s to take (almost) any FF
> lens? They did not excel in releasing lenses for the NEX and not sure how
> well their A SLR lenses sold (some like the 135mm f1.8 are very well
> regarded), there were some rather exotic lenses in it AFAIR.
> john
> -----Original Message-----
> On Behalf Of Sonny Carter
> Maybe so, Jay.  I'm just happy I got mine before they closed up shop.  I'm
> getting ready to order an adapter that will let me shoot my Konica Hexanon
> f 1.2 lens on the Sony.  Just one of several interesting lenses in my
> collection.
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