[rollei_list] Re: Planar vs. Xenotar test

Which brand of dark green filter--can't answer such a serious question 
without knowing this vital information!


On Saturday, January 8, 2005, at 08:12  PM, Mark Rabiner wrote:

> I've been up all night for several nights wondering about if I should 
> trade
> in my Rolleiflex with 2.8 Carl Zeiss Planar.
> The guy sitting next to me on the bus says the Schneider-Kreuznach* 
> Xenotar
> has better resolving power in the corners stopped down in lower light 
> levels
> close in with an orange filter.
>
> Or as found in the FAQ says
> The CZ or JSK? Say what!?!
>
> CZ is Carl Zeiss of course.
>
> *And JSK is Jos. Schneider, Bad-Kreuznach.
> What happened to "JSB-K"!?!?
>
> Apparently these do not come out of the "Bad" School of Lens design so 
> I'm
> not worrying about that.)
>
> Also while we're at it for backup which is better:
>
> The CA Tessar or the JSK Xenar?
>
> I'm interested in results from shots taken at infinity with a dark 
> green
> filter at high light levels in the Adirondacks.
>
> Mark Rabiner
> Photography
> Portland Oregon
> http://rabinergroup.com/
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