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I'm looking to 'play around' with some macro photography. Nothing serious at this stage so don't want to spend much. I have a Novoflex R-SL adaptor which I use with a 50mm Summicron R I have and it works fine. Has anyone any thoughts on both the Elmarit-R f2.8 60mm and the Elmar-R f4 100mm, both of which seem to be reasonably priced on eBay. Any pitfalls to look out for and most importantly, will that work with the SL using manual and Focus Peaking? Many thanks
Back then, at the end of R camera and lens production, we were promised a "new" R camera to replace that well-loved camera and its lenses. The SL can mount R lenses and it can help you focus a MF R lens with Live View and the joy stick enlargement. But mounting an R lens on an SL is only half of providing an equivalent R camera. The MF experience is a two-fold hand and eye operation: focusing the lens by hand AND using a split-field viewfinder to focus it. That latter step is not now available for the SL, but could be furnished very simply. In AF mode, the SL sensor gets light t
Dear all, We have put an order on the XT1. Anyone who is using Leica R lenses on Fuji cameras? Any good reviews and / or user shots out there? We are particularly interested in Macro lenses as the 100/4. Best, Corrado & Rina
Hi there.... I have 2 R lenses - Elmarit R 2.8/35 & Summicron 2/50 and would like to use these on a digital body with the appropriate adaptor. I'm resigned to the fact that Leica doesn't see fit to offer a solution - there must be many enthusiasts in this position. Have looked at Lumix G1, Olympus Pen as small bodies (not bulky DSLR) with recognised quality. My question is regarding the manual features of these lenses on new 'Auto/Manual' digitals. For example - focusing - does the camera recognise the lens focus? or is it all guesswork? The speed/aperture - does