Alan Ernst

Lives in Canada Canada
Joined on Mar 18, 2006

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  • Created user review thread An amazing lens
    The most expensive glass I ever bought, but it is worth the price. Optically superior to my (original version) 100-300 zoom. Definitely more hefty though. My unit is very sharp throughout the zoom ...
  • It's all a matter of getting used to. I too liked the toggle function on the rear wheel, however that mechanism was not a sound design.  Both on my GX7 and GM5 it failed within a year or two, ...
  • Replied in Buyer beware!
    I doubt you can get a comparable lens (same zoom range, aperture and quality) for a third or half the price?! You can get cheaper lenses yes, but they won't be the same quality (e.g. the Lumix ...
  • Replied in Buyer beware!
    Good luck Paul, If you get a good copy, you'll love it.
  • Replied in Buyer beware!
    Unfortunately, that is a problem. However, there is another reason for doing a complete test series with every new lens and that is to find the "sweet spot",  where each lens offers the best ...
  • Replied in Buyer beware!
    Hello Hung, You really don't need any special equipment or expertise to test the quality of any lens, as the images will usually speak for themselves.  If you take pictures under "controlled" ...
  • Replied in Buyer beware!
    Happy to hear that there are some good copies out there... I love the one I eventually got, but I am not willing to pay this kind of money for a piece of equipment which does not produce good results.
  • Created user review thread Buyer beware!
    Leica engineers did a great job designing this lens and if you are one of the lucky ones who manage to get a unit which performs the way it was designed to perform,  you will be a happy person :) U ...
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