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Subject: [OM] Nathan's PAD 14/2/2020: lens testing
From: Nathan Wajsman <photo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 15 Feb 2020 08:18:36 +0100
Yesterday I put the 90mm Leica Tele-Elmarit on my Panasonic GX80, thus mixing 
technologies 50 years apart. I wanted to see how well I could focus this lens 
manually at close distances and wide apertures.

I first tried just a shot of my desk, at f2.8 and the minimum focusing distance 
of 1 meter:

But then I decided to look for more interesting test subjects, and as usual, my 
Greek colleague Eri was a willing victim. This is also at around 1 meter, but I 
did close down one stop to f4:

I think the GX80 is a good platform for this lens, one of my favourite Leica 


Nathan Wajsman

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