80mm Super Symmar with 6x9 formatgreenspun.com : LUSENET : Large format photography : One Thread
Greetings, I'm after a second lens for my Arca Swiss 6x9FC, to complement my 65/5.6 Super Angulon. I shoot mostly architecture exteriors so I sometimes use maximum movements and need good coverage. I am intrigued by descriptions on this site of the 80/4.5 Super Symmar which apparently has great coverage and small size. 110 degrees seems like plenty for the 6x9 format. Has anyone used this lens with this format? How's the edge-to-edge sharpness and coverage? Also, am I correct in figuring it would be equivalent to a 35mm lens on 35mm format? Bonus question: Am I correct in thinking an f/8 lens will be too dark to use the binocular viewer? Thanks!
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