[LRFlex] Re: The LeiNikon Option???

Ted,

Very perceptive :)
It is of course the Vario zoom 21-35, although a vario zoom of 15-35 would be 
really nice with the new DMR!

Cheers
Tim

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[mailto:leicareflex-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Ted Grant
Sent: Sunday, 26 June 2005 4:25 AM
To: leicareflex@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [LRFlex] Re: The LeiNikon Option???

>>>I do not know about the Leica 15-35 Vario  <<<

Dave & Tim,

is this an error? Leica R 15-35mm?  Is it not 21-35?

ted

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Dave Saalsaa" <dsaalsaa@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <leicareflex@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Saturday, June 25, 2005 10:09 AM
Subject: [LRFlex] Re: The LeiNikon Option???


> Tim which Canon DSLR did you try this with?  The Canon 20D has a smaller 
> mirror than most of the other Canon DSLRs and will allow more lens options 
> although I do not know about the Leica 15-35 Vario  specifically.
>
> Dave
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Tim Bedsted" <Tim.Bedsted@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <leicareflex@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Saturday, June 25, 2005 11:47 AM
> Subject: [LRFlex] Re: The LeiNikon Option???
>
>
>> David,
>>
>> I tried a Leica --> Canon D20 adaptor, but it would not accept a lens 
>> with a protruding rear end, such as the Vario 15-35mm zoom. What is your 
>> experience with this? Are you able to mount all current generation Leica 
>> lenses?
>>
>> Regards,
>> Tim
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: leicareflex-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
>> [mailto:leicareflex-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of David Young
>> Sent: Friday, 10 June 2005 6:14 AM
>> To: leicareflex@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Subject: [LRFlex] Re: The LeiNikon Option???
>>
>> Hi Tamislav!
>>
>> As I understand the problem, the Nikon lens mount is less than 1mm closer 
>> to the film/sensor plane than the Leica-R mount. This does not leave 
>> enough space to make an adapter that will focus to infinity with -R mount 
>> lenses.  You can, with a series of adapters, mount older Visoflex (short 
>> mouont) glass that will focus to infinity, and you can mount R lenses if 
>> you wish close focus only.
>>
>> To my knowledge the Canon EOS line is the only SLR that has a wide enough 
>> lens mount, and a registration (lens flange to film/sensor plane) 
>> distance short enough to enable successful adaptation with Leica-R lenses 
>> while maintaining infinity focus. I understand that this may also be 
>> possible with the Olympus E-1 system, as well.
>>
>> Hope this helps.
>>
>> Cheers!
>>
>> David.
>>
>> *********** REPLY SEPARATOR  ***********
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>> On 09/06/2005 at 1:29 PM Tomislav Stanich wrote:
>>
>>>--
>>> Hi:
>>>After  the readings of all of the people on this Site, seems that we are
>>>all in some transitional period of having certain Optical System and by
>>>trying to adjust ourselves on new upcoming technology,..
>>>I am owner of LEICA- R Photo Gear as well as Nikon Digital.
>>>Being tired of waiting 4 Laicas Digital Back-R, I was thinking of
>>>LEICA/Lense/- NIKON COMBO with adapter,...
>>>I called Stephen Gandy, adn he told me to FORGET ABOUT IT!?
>>>Is anyone there who knows where to get the Adapter 4 LEICA- R Lenses with
>>>NIKON D2Hs Body?
>>>Thanks in advance!
>>>Tomislav Stanich, Astoria , NY.
>>>E_ mail: tomislav@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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