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Cutting the cost of a $69 adapter by $20 that Apple makes for pennies in China.... only Apple could do that with a straight face

Link | Posted on Nov 6, 2016 at 18:39 UTC as 56th comment | 1 reply
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sikorskd: Wow, so much hate. I don't know if the price is justified or not, but there is a great interview of the lens designer by Thorsten Overgaard that tries to explain what is special about this lens. Check it out here: http://www.overgaard.dk/leica-50mm-APO-Summicron-M-ASPH-f-20.html

By the way, I own this lens which I use on a M Monochrom (246) and I think the results are unbelievable.

I looked at those images and there is nothing there that we haven't seen in images shot with lenses at 1/6th the price.. The gap in the 'magical' qualities has been closed by other companies and lenses over the years. Even the most esoteric of things that Leica had on other lenses can be done by much less expensive glass nowadays. If folks want to collect these that's great. More power to them. But the supposed esoteric quality gap is just a myth.

Link | Posted on Jul 31, 2016 at 06:21 UTC
On article AP cuts ties with Pulitzer-winning photographer (166 comments in total)

Complete over reaction on the part of the AP.

Link | Posted on Jan 24, 2014 at 18:22 UTC as 41st comment
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