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Curtis - posting a few homilies and then disappearing won't wash. If I have to launch a new lens adventure, I will!
Perhaps that Zeiss 135/2 wants to experience a bit more of the world... Of course, you'd have to post THOSE photos on the Alternative Gear forum.
Honestly, we were very fortunate in the lens you made available since it was not one any of us had in our kit. I'm afraid another go round would make the challenge of finding another lens even more difficult, though one thought did cross my mind. Seeing Georg's recent work with the 35 f/2.8 PC lens makes me wonder whether that might be a lens that would both challenge and excite folks to give it another go. Needless to say, few of us have experience with one of these lenses and learning to use one would certainly pose challenges worthy of this august group... I include you in that comment too Ben...
Of course, like your 85 f/1.8 H.C. AI'd, this is not an inexpensive lens so it is not likely those few folks who own one would be inclined to send it around the world. And if it is a pre-AI version, we'd be called upon to do stop down metering, something I can't remember ever having done. There are AI versions of the lens but they become even more precious. This is the least expensive copy I found on E-Bay...
Nikon PC 35 f/2.8 AI for $290.00
But I'm not sure this crowd is up for another 11 month adventure... though the thread will surely be going strong for a LONG time.
Nice to see you on the thread Ben. You got me talking...
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