OT: lenses (Was: Front Panels - PDP8 and PDP 11

Paul Anderson useddec at gmail.com
Thu Mar 10 01:41:07 CST 2016

I also don't know if I will ever use my darkroom again, and have Omega D2,
other enlargers, print washers and dyers, etc that I don't need.

On Thu, Mar 10, 2016 at 1:37 AM, Paul Anderson <useddec at gmail.com> wrote:

> Popular or Modern Photography 20 or 30 years ago had an article on the 10
> best lens ever made. I think Zeiss made 3 of them, and they were the only
> company with more than one.
>  I know there are a lot of great optics out there, but I still love Zeiss.
> I have several Zeiss cameras, binoculars, microscopes, etc.
> With everything going digital, and various health problems, I haven't
> touched my Contax RTSs in years. I was planning on buying a digital body to
> use my optics, but they never released one.
> If anyone knows of a good digital body  that will adapt to RTS optics,
> please let me know.
> Paul
> On Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 7:25 PM, Fred Cisin <cisin at xenosoft.com> wrote:
>> posters!  The  lens was a Goerz Red Dot  Artar and the  sharpest  flat
>>>> field  lens
>>> On Wed, 9 Mar 2016, Rod Smallwood wrote:
>>> Thanks,,
>>>    Our cam was fitted with a high grade Ziess lens that cost a fortune
>>> even then,
>> Zeiss made a lot of lenses, some of which were great.
>> Goerz made a few of the greatest lenses ever made.
>> For personal use, I'm looking for Leitz Summicron in all focal lengths,
>> and Nikkor 105mm that was made in mid 1960s.
>> And, if I can ever get a 4x5 digital back, I want a Goerz Dagor.
>> All out of my price range.

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