Goerz Berlin Dagor 270mm f:7.7 lens for 8x10

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I have just bought a 270mm series III f:7.7 dagor lens. It says C.P. GOERZ BERLIN DAGOR. No.3xxxxx. Lens looks coated and was made of aluminum, much like a modern lens. I have a few dagor brass lens. Does anybody have experience with this lens? Will it cover 8x10? How is it caompared with older lens? etc. Thanks a lot.

Hugo zhang

-- Hugo J. Zhang (jinxu_zhang@ml.com), January 26, 2001


This lens will cover 8x10 @16, and 12x16 @45. Compared with gold dot Dagor (Kern version), it is less sharp and contrasty, but much better coverage. Some people like it, and use it to produce that "vintage" feel and look. A good all-around landscape lens for 8x10 B&W.

-- Geoffrey Chen (DB45TEK@AOL.COM), January 26, 2001.

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