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Elmar 50mm f2.8

These pictures are from a test roll taken with the M6 and a new Elmar-M 50mm f2.8 lens, circa 1963.

My conclusion is that the lens is just fine for it's intended purpose. It is sharp and has adequate contrast.

The film is Delta 400 rated at EI 400 and developed in Xtol for 12 min at 21 deg C. Water stop. Rapid Fix.
l32-13S F2.8 and 1/15 or 1/30 hand held in the garage. The shutter seemed never to stop. I concluded it was too dark to shoot in that light and took the others outside.
l32-16S Focus is on the mirror of the Discovery.
l32-18S Can you see the bird in the tree?

Last modified: Sun, 24-Mar-02 07:30:04 PST