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So i get the Walter Leica Contrast lens

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I'm not so sure if it's going to improve in any way, will test this out tomorrow

 

I was used to leica magnifier 1.25 before jumping out

 

 

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Can you check if the contrast viewing by the contrast lens is c.a. the same that you see image on the computer?

Hi olgierdc i supposed i dont get what you mean by c.a. ?

 

 

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Hi olgierdc i supposed i dont get what you mean by c.a. ?

 

 

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Abbreviation for circa....in other words, is it about the same?

 

Jeff

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I'm not so sure if it's going to improve in any way, will test this out tomorrow

 

I was used to leica magnifier 1.25 before jumping out

 

 

Instagram @jakontil

 

Hi, can you please let us know what you think of the contrast lens? Does it work better when bright / dark, etc?

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Hi, can you please let us know what you think of the contrast lens? Does it work better when bright / dark, etc?

Hi mate

 

In bright areas it sure helps!

 

I was using the magnifier but since i prefer the contrast lens

 

With bright during daylight it really helps and nails better focus

 

 

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Did you go with the yellow or rose colored contrast lens?

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Did you go with the yellow or rose colored contrast lens?

Hi Rand,

 

According to walter, the rose is for the old looks leica camera

 

I went for the gold coating

 

 

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I love my Leica M-P with the 35mm f/1.4. But with the 90mm f/2 nailing the focus is quite frequently a problem.

 

I got a EVF-2 but it's just not the good old rangefinder. I have never tried the magnifiers. Do the 1.25x mess with the 35mm frame and the exposure info? Have you tried the 1.4x version? Why didn't you get the Walter Contrast Lense with 1.25x magnification, as you were used to it before? Do you really recommend it? Thanks for the help. 

 

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Does anybody have an idea, which gel filter I should get to try out this thing? I don't want to spend +$200 before I know it works so I plan to buy a gel filter which is about $10, cut it and stick it infront of RF window of my Leicas

 

something like would work? https://www.amazon.co.uk/Neewer-centimeters-Transparent-Correction-Flashlight/dp/B01N0HJXFF/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=1525094163&sr=8-5&keywords=yellow+gel+filter

 

Cheers,

 

Fatih

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Steve Huff raves about the gold one in a very recent post. But previous threads I seem to remember suggested they were a waste of money – all in the imag(e)ination!

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Are you still using the contrast lens? I wondered if it would be a good investment or...

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12 hours ago, mirekti said:

Are you still using the contrast lens? I wondered if it would be a good investment or...

Hi, i still used it on my m10-D and also have a magnifier on the other body

 

well during daylight it sure helps a lot :) 

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3 minutes ago, jakontil said:

Hi, i still used it on my m10-D and also have a magnifier on the other body

 

well during daylight it sure helps a lot :) 


Is the magnifier part of the Walter piece or an add on?
I see on his page:

 Different contrast lenses:

1. Normal Plano lens
2. Dioptre lens according to buyer specification. we use 0.25 increments.
3. Magnification lenses according to buyer specification.

I guess I can contact him too, but wondered if all three can be added to a single attachment.

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2 hours ago, jakontil said:

well during daylight it sure helps a lot :) 

 

Does this also imply it has negative effects in low light situations or it is "neutral" there?

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On 1/15/2020 at 11:41 PM, mirekti said:


Is the magnifier part of the Walter piece or an add on?
I see on his page:

 Different contrast lenses:

1. Normal Plano lens
2. Dioptre lens according to buyer specification. we use 0.25 increments.
3. Magnification lenses according to buyer specification.

I guess I can contact him too, but wondered if all three can be added to a single attachment.

I think all three can be added to a single attachment

but mine was the standard without anything other than the gold coating contrast lens

the gold coating or any other coating I believe, would suffer from low light or indoor as it is like wearing a sunglass

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I have used the gold/yellow Walter Leica contrast filter on my 246 for a few years now (it never comes off).  I do find that it helps my focus and puts me in a bit more of a B&W shooting mood.  

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