I have tried using a Sigma 70mm Macro Art lens in Canon mount with a Sigma M21 Canon – L Mount adapter on my Leica SL (601) and CL; it does not work, even though I have the latest firmware installed on both. The Sigma 70mm does work on the Panasonic S1R and the Leica SL2 with the M-21 adapter, and the Novoflex Canon EF to Leica L…[Read more]
Jim Fowler started the topic Macros of California Wildflowers Leica MP 240 Safari, Leica 25mm Photar in the forum Images to Share 5 years, 6 months ago
Macro Photos taken last May on Mt. Tamalpais N. of San Francisco, of calif. native wildflowers: Mariposa Tulip, or Lily, Clover. I used my MP 240 with an adapted Leitz microscope objective fitted with an F:2.0 to F:11 diaphragm, called “Photar”. There is a Leica adapter for R cameras that allows the Photars to be screwed on. It has been giving…[Read more]
Jim Fowler commented on the post, The Leica 35mm f/1.4 Summilux Aspherical vs. ASPH FLE 6 years, 2 months agoIn reply to: Leica Store wrote a new post, The Leica 35mm f/1.4 Summilux Aspherical vs. ASPH FLE "OK, now I am going to remove the 35mm f/1.4 Summilux Aspherical and put on the 35mm f/1.4 Summilux FLE ASPH.” Not a sentence that I speak frequently, however thanks to the generosity of a few friends of ours, I w […] View
I am loving my 35mm ‘Lux 1.4 FLE. I can't find anything wrong with it – no vignetting, no corner smearing, no chromatic aberration. Probably the best lens I've ever owned.