Alan Ernst

Lives in Canada Canada
Joined on Mar 18, 2006

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  • 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 ...
  • Created user review thread does not live up to expectations
    I purchased the 25mm f1.7 with the aim of having a lens which: - is faster than the existing standard zooms for low light photography - is sharper than a zoom across the board but especially in ...
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