240 witch lens to shoot landscapes on a techVgreenspun.com : LUSENET : Large format photography : One Thread
i don't want to make compromise, i'm only concern in image quality (color slides) ! witch 240mm lens should i buy to shoot landscapes on a techV i don't want the apo ronar, the image circle is not big enought for my needs Fuji 240A, G claron, Sironar N, Sironar S, Apo symmar, Apo Sironar...witch one is the best (equivalent to the 110XL in 240?) I allready own an apo symmar 180, and i will buy a 110 xl later...
-- dg (email@example.com), May 17, 2001
I have the Rodenstock Apo Sironar-S 210 f5.6 and I love it. Although I have not used the 240mm, I would estimate excellent results, as well. I will be purchasing the 150mm Sironar-S, as well in the next few months.
-- Andy Biggs (firstname.lastname@example.org), May 17, 2001.
I have owned a Fujinon A 240/9 for a few months. Very sharp at f22-32 and tiny (Copal#0). Great lens on my Tech V. Hurry up if you want a new one! They are selling from last stock.
-- Paul Schilliger (email@example.com), May 17, 2001.
A 240 witch lens? Is this really for taking pictures of ugly ladies riding brooms?
-- Dan Smith (firstname.lastname@example.org), May 17, 2001.
Wouldn't you best stand to match the results from your 180mm and future XL by purchasing a 240mm Apo Symmar?
-- neil poulsen (email@example.com), May 19, 2001.
Nothing will match the 240 Apo Sironar S
-- Bob Salomon (firstname.lastname@example.org), May 19, 2001.
Dan, you are naughty! Us poor froggies.
-- Paul Schilliger (email@example.com), May 19, 2001.
Paul, yes it is a bit of humor at the expense of someones understanding of English. He does have a sense of humor as I have corresponded with him. Lucky for all I don't try to post in another language or you would be laughing for weeks at the weak attempts on my part. The closest I get to a foreign language is to add an 'O' on the end of words and talk louder. Pretty sad I know.
As for the lens, Apo Sironar S is very nice & if our gentleman asking the question likes Schneider lenses (as it appears) then try the Apo Symmar in this focal length.
-- Dan Smith (firstname.lastname@example.org), May 21, 2001.