Schneider 180 f/5.6 APO-Symmar : 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 (, 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 (, 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 (, August 20, 1999.

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