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Worldinlens
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Almass wrote:
Alex. Do you mean same story as 180/2.8 APO for Ninja?

I will check the 50's this evening as you got me curious


Almass, not the same... I guess with ideal aperture can be found in the 32...33...34 Canadian range (but and here it's rare lenses). I never seen aperture without any N-effect in modern Germans lenses... 36, 37, 38, 39 - all have a bit or even not a bit

I have statistics for R35/1.4 - here almost clear for me... Last half of first batch starts from 32720xx and finished 32734xx and last batch 397xxxx. This releases free from N-effect.

With R180APO - here all clear - only second version starts around from 38974xx (thanks to Ron here). 38972xx - it's still first ver. and have terrible N-effect

But need to check anyway if this important for you. This is mass production and of course possible exceptions during production



Feb 23, 2014 at 11:01 AM
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p.280 #2 · p.280 #2 · Leica R Series Lenses


Kokusai wrote:
Worldinlens -- I think your daughter prefers the 50 Cron over the 50 Lux from her latest expressions ...





Feb 23, 2014 at 11:20 AM
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p.280 #3 · p.280 #3 · Leica R Series Lenses


Alex - Just checked 39 no ninja


Feb 23, 2014 at 04:41 PM
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p.280 #4 · p.280 #4 · Leica R Series Lenses


Maybe I'm a little slow...but, what is ninja??
G



Feb 23, 2014 at 05:00 PM
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p.280 #5 · p.280 #5 · Leica R Series Lenses


Canon 1ds3 Leica 28mm v2
Long exposure, lee big stopper





Muriwai Gannets. New Zealand



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Feb 23, 2014 at 06:40 PM
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p.280 #6 · p.280 #6 · Leica R Series Lenses


Great one!


Feb 23, 2014 at 06:43 PM
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p.280 #7 · p.280 #7 · Leica R Series Lenses


Greggf wrote:
Maybe I'm a little slow...but, what is ninja??
G


Gregg - Ninja star is the shape of the aperture when closing down. Nothing wrong with it, just different. The contax 35 and 85 1.4 AEG version of the lens exhibit this trait. See Link...

Robin - Another excellent shot. Good job...



Feb 23, 2014 at 07:07 PM
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p.280 #8 · p.280 #8 · Leica R Series Lenses


Almass wrote:
Alex - Just checked 39 no ninja


Almass - You are lucky man (I remember your dream ))

Here another 39.... And this is usual picture for R50E55. But I saw once with ideal aperture
http://img-fotki.yandex.ru/get/9748/49690153.3d/0_b4a5c_5e1577c_orig



Feb 23, 2014 at 07:55 PM
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robin bush wrote:
Canon 1ds3 Leica 28mm v2
Long exposure, lee big stopper


WOW



Feb 23, 2014 at 08:06 PM
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p.280 #10 · p.280 #10 · Leica R Series Lenses


Worldinlens, Almass and Jako Thanks for the information. Thanks for the guidelines on what serial numbers I should look for. Probably I should just get one and use it to see if it bothers me or not in the photos that I take.


Jako Thanks for the link. I sure wish it came with the photos.




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Kokusai wrote:
Gregg - Ninja star is the shape of the aperture when closing down. Nothing wrong with it, just different. The contax 35 and 85 1.4 AEG version of the lens exhibit this trait. See Link...



Kokosai, here another case a bit. This does specially as well as Helios 40-2 for exapmle. This is complex shape of the aperture blades for more and better ray transmission.

In the Leica R lenses all "ninja" it's design mistakes I think. Small or obvious as first APO180/2.8. Just not enough lenght of blades. And all



Feb 23, 2014 at 08:16 PM
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p.280 #12 · p.280 #12 · Leica R Series Lenses


Got some more information on the lens I was looking at. It's an early 50mm Cron with the serial #291xxxxx

At $300 and it looks to be in pretty good condition, I think I'll be OK?



Feb 23, 2014 at 08:50 PM
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p.280 #13 · p.280 #13 · Leica R Series Lenses


From this afternoon's test drive of 50 lux e60. Captured at f8 on a vintage 5d mark ii








Feb 23, 2014 at 09:04 PM
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p.280 #14 · p.280 #14 · Leica R Series Lenses


And another. Cropped in.










Feb 24, 2014 at 01:24 AM
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p.280 #15 · p.280 #15 · Leica R Series Lenses


Great shots all.

Lieutenant Z: Love the blurred effect with the stationary background.
Jako: Love the mood of the shot and the textures in the foreground.
Kokusai: You've captured the detail in the arches well.
Robin Bush: Great foreground textures again. A great example of the use of the big stopper.

60mm Macro


75-200/f4.5


PS. My order of film arrived today. Going to load up the R4 and give it a go. Haven't shot film since I was a kid probably 20 years ago.



Feb 25, 2014 at 04:13 AM
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p.280 #16 · p.280 #16 · Leica R Series Lenses


Robin...Incredible shot with the 28 v2...really nice!!
mmacro...tell you didn't buy an E60 50 Lux Well, if you did, "Can I borrow it??!!....
cams884...very nice shot with the 60...supposed to be a stellar all round lens!
Went to the beach and took the 90 Cron with...gorgeous conditions, too!
Gregg





Rajah loves the beach! 90 Cron WO







90 Cron WO







f8-11...don't remember




Feb 25, 2014 at 07:15 AM
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p.280 #17 · p.280 #17 · Leica R Series Lenses


Greggf wrote:
mmacro...tell you didn't buy an E60 50 Lux Well, if you did, "Can I borrow it??!!....


Well Greg.... Not exactly... a trade plus cash. I believe it ended up being a good deal for both of us as neither had the other lens and the exterior shows some decent wear.

Next time your at headquarters in Atlanta, drop me a line and we'll arrange something!


And nice picts as usual!



Feb 25, 2014 at 10:10 PM
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p.280 #18 · p.280 #18 · Leica R Series Lenses


Really like that shot of the water at the beach Greggf. The details and sharpness in the foam brings forth memories. I can feel the foam.


Feb 25, 2014 at 11:31 PM
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p.280 #19 · p.280 #19 · Leica R Series Lenses


A photo from a park excursion on Sunday. I did minor adjustments in Photoshop, which is outside my comfort zone of LR. I need to learn more PS as it vastly overwhelms me each time I load it.


Gears In Motion by Alpha Geist, on Flickr
50 cron-R ~f/4 1/500 100 (slight crop)

update: I've been away from the forums for a while, so I have a "few" pages of the many threads I need to review and drool over. I've seen a lot of great photos from the lot of you here on this R thread. I am jelly!



Feb 26, 2014 at 12:01 PM
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p.280 #20 · p.280 #20 · Leica R Series Lenses


R35/1.4, Fuji s5






















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