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Which M lens as a start?

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I have the adapter included when I bought my SL, but have never got a chance to use it. Any recommendation what M lens to try on? Leica or non Leica (Voigtlander, etc).

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56 minutes ago, biogon said:

Agree. But which version?! Maybe fooled myself, but I see a difference between version iv and version v (built-in hood). The optical formula may be the same, perhaps it is a difference in the coating. Both great in their own way.

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I personally prefer version IV (or III), but any 50 Summicron would be a perfect M lens to start, IMHO.

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I just bought a really nice used SL and 24-90 lens from the Leica SoHo NYC store. I purchased the M adapter with it. 

I started shooting my Noctilux 50mm f0.95 lens with the SL and adapter. OMG, it is so much easier to focus. The focus peaking works great. The SL is more responsive than the kludgy Visoflex and Live View on my M10 to do the same thing.

Since the sensor on the SL and M10 are similar, I can't tell which camera shot which image without looking at the metadata. Very cool.

Regards,
Bud James

Please check out my fine art and travel photography at www.budjames.photography or on Instagram at www.instagram.com/budjamesphoto.

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