Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/07/20

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Subject: RE: [Leica] Was intermediate shutter speeds-Now, Older cameras are better
From: Ken Wilcox <>
Date: Mon, 20 Jul 1998 16:43:37 -0400

I have to agree about the Nikor 105 f2.5. I have one in LTM and it is
excellent (but not inexpensive)


>Speaking of older cameras being better - Does it strike anyone else that if
>you want to go basic, you can't put together a much better outfit than M6
>with the 35 1.4 ASP, 50 summilux, (21 if you can) and then a Nikon F -
>that's right, an F - with a 105 2.5 and a 180 2.8 ED ?
>I know, I know, the charts could prove to me that the 90 2.8 is better than
>the Nikkor 105 2.5, but I don't know that black and white prints would -
>That is one terrific lens, and using that focal length on the reflex really
>is easier...and the 180? It's hard to top. And, the best part of all of this
>is how cheap the N part of the outfit is...

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Ken Wilcox                             Carolyn's Personal Touch Portraits
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