[rollei_list] Re: Planar vs. Xenotar test

  • From: Peter Kotsinadelis <peterk727@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: rollei_list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 8 Jan 2005 21:09:36 -0800


Absolutely wrong on both. Its the Tessar that produces the best
resolution and bokeh.

Peter K

On Sat, 08 Jan 2005 20:12:04 -0800, Mark Rabiner <mark@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wr=
> I've been up all night for several nights wondering about if I should tra=
> in my Rolleiflex with 2.8 Carl Zeiss Planar.
> The guy sitting next to me on the bus says the Schneider-Kreuznach* Xenot=
> has better resolving power in the corners stopped down in lower light lev=
> 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'=
> 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/

Peter K

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