Schneider 180 f/5.6 APO-Symmargreenspun.com : LUSENET : Large format photography : One Thread
I have come across a Schneider APO-Symmar 180mm f/5.6 at a very good price. Does anyone have experience of this lense, and how it performs?
-- fw (firstname.lastname@example.org), August 19, 1999
I have the 210/5.6 apo symmar...incredibly sharp lens, sharper than my 90/5.6 super angulon XL and Nikkor 300/9 M (lens sharpness, in that order).
-- James Chow (email@example.com), August 19, 1999.
every one of the schneider apo-symmar lenses in the normal range are exceptional. they are state-of-the-art. the earlier symmar-s lenses were, and are, likewise superlative. even the older symmars were very nice lenses, and i would only caution against them because of the older shutters they are typically mounted in.
-- jnorman (firstname.lastname@example.org), August 20, 1999.