Dangerous thoughts about glass, and a couple of questions

Miserere miserere at gmail.com
Sun Oct 11 15:18:45 EDT 2009


2009/10/11 Larry Colen <lrc at red4est.com>:

[snip]

> Question 1: What is it that is different about the 77 that makes it
> such an amazing lens for shooting portraits?

>From what I've gathered reading a number of secret internal memos and
looking at the original optical diagrams...what makes the 77 Ltd so
special is Japanese pixie dust.

I think they ran out of it a few years ago, so I don't think they were
able to use it for the DA* 55.


 --M.


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