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    Re: D800/E and Leica R Lenses

    Quote Originally Posted by Guy Mancuso View Post
    Okay if I got a Leica 19mm version 2. Is this what I want to order


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    You have this correct . Be aware that unless you pay the extra 15euro for express shipping it can take a month to get the mount .

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    Thanks Roger I thought the shipping was missing. So it's 3 selections
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    Re: D800/E and Leica R Lenses

    Quote Originally Posted by Alon View Post
    It depends which Leica R Elmarit 19/2.8.

    If second version 11 258 - 11 329, then it needs shaving for Nikon Fx.
    Thanks. I have done this before when I used canon years ago. I actually shaved the shroud on the 19mm but eventually shaved the mirror on one of my Canons . This stuff is old hat for us Leica/ canon folks. Lol

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    Re: D800/E and Leica R Lenses

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    Re: D800/E and Leica R Lenses

    Quote Originally Posted by Guy Mancuso View Post
    Okay if I got a Leica 19mm version 2. Is this what I want to order


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    Leica-Nikon special bayonet with ten holes
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    Dandelion Chip for Nikon, glued on a Leitax mount
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    Item total:€112.00
    Shipping and handling: €10.00
    Total:€122.00 EUR
    (consider the plastic corner for hard stop to - annoying when the apperturering go pass the stops. And i don't know why you order the Dandelion chip for the D800E - unless you don't wanna set the Non CPU in camera).

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    Good point but would I still aperture in efix data. I use C1 also and wanted to make sure it reads it. The stop would be nice as I do count clicks as I shoot. This is getting expensive . Lol

    Guess I forget and wish I still had these damn lenses. I even had the 35-70 2.8 at 6k. Sick sick person I am
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    Re: D800/E and Leica R Lenses

    Sorry iPhone typing
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    Re: D800/E and Leica R Lenses

    so anybody use that leica 19mm yet? would love to see pics

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    or I guess more pics

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    Re: D800/E and Leica R Lenses

    I'm in the process of getting one. I will do a full report when its operational.
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    Re: D800/E and Leica R Lenses

    hey guy where did you get it? and what is a good price?

    just curious really

    matto

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    @viablex1: I have also just purchased one of these lenses (latest version - awaiting delivery). The going rate seems to be anywhere between USD 2k and 3k. You have to look around (and ask around, too), checking back frequently. The sought after Leica-R lenses tend to sell very quickly these days, and this is clearly one of them. Far East ebay sellers tend to have very high prices, while you can sometimes find very reasonable prices from official Leica dealers, particularly in Germany. Good luck!

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    Re: D800/E and Leica R Lenses

    I got mine from a member in Denmark.

    I had the 19 years ago with my Canons and I actually liked it better than the Zeiss 21. The only problem here is this mount change, shaving the shroud and no filter ring . So yea it maybe a hassle but I did like the way it renders. This focal length is important to me as us the 35 and 85. So I'm after the best I can get in these focal lengths. I need something now between 19/ 35 and thinking of the Nikon 28 as its also a PR lens so AF is a need . 19 is usually a tripod gig
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    @Guy: IIRC, you sold your Distagon 2/35 ZF.2 and bought the Sigma 1.4/35 to replace it. Are you happy with the Sigma?

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    Re: D800/E and Leica R Lenses

    Very happy with the Sigma. Bottom line on the Sigma. Best 1.4 lens made at 1.4. Extremely sharp with no loss of contrast. Seriously I have not found a 1.4 lens in any flavor or mm that is that sharp at 1.4. Most 1.4 lenses deal with lens aberrations which also give it a certain look too and sometimes that is nice. For instance Leica R 80 lux maybe the worst technically at 1.4 but those same lens aberrations give it that nice look . The Sigma does not have those aberrations but still maintains a nice look to it, which is unusually to get a lens that sharp wide open but still look good without being clinical looking. Now I loved the 80r lens and at 5.6 it was biting sharp. I shot almost every Leica R lens and there are about 5 that are killer good and many that are very very good. Also some are technically amazing but with that comes a more clinical look. The S lenses are more technically correct but are also more clinically looking. Not that is bad but they're just not summilux looking since technically they are better than Sumiluxes.
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    Thanks for your feedback, Guy! I'd be interested in hearing your Leica-R 'killer' list...

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    Re: D800/E and Leica R Lenses

    19r
    28 elmarit very good
    35 lux beauty look
    35cron just sharp
    50 lux maybe one of the best 50s around
    60macro best ever in this focal
    80 lux
    90 cron biting sharp
    100 macro good but than I jump to my favorite
    180 F2 cron
    180 2.8 a lot of folks like
    Best zoom made in the day 35-70 2.8 extremely rare and expensive. If I remember maybe 50 made. I had one
    28-90 zoom its replacement and exceedingly good

    Some of the old dogs that shot many of them are here . Roger, Robert , Kurt , Woody, Mark and others and this all comes from late Canon days to we all moved to the DMR which we all loved. Also these folks are the grandfathers of adapters , lens shaving, mirror shaving and all these tricks that get talked about today. Which I'm sure all of us get a good laugh when the young bloods think they discovered a new trick. It really is kind of funny and at the same time rewarding to us as we paved a path in history. There was a great thread many moons ago that will. Live in the minds of many. It was called the DMR bible, maybe the biggest thread in history who knows. I started it and eventually deleted it and was banned from that forum. Asshole owner of that forum. I'm sure I get the same here sometimes.
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    Thanks, Guy! Reads like the perfect wish list...

    As an aside: I have recently taken delivery of a Zeiss Sonnar 2,8/85 C/Y MM. First testing on the D800E shows that this lens definitely is a keeper. Excellent performance across the frame between f/4 and f/11. Therafter, diffraction takes its toll, but f/16 is definitely useable with appropriate sharpening in post.

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    Re: D800/E and Leica R Lenses

    Quote Originally Posted by ShooterSteve View Post
    The 28 2.8 and 35 f2 work perfectly with no mods necessary other than the mount conversion.
    I just received my 28 (P/N 11 333), and the mirror of my D800E hits the mounting ring of the rear element when the lens is focussed at infinity. Does anyone else see this?

    TIA,

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    First time I hear of a 28 type 2 hitting the mirror, my one has not this problem.
    Could you post a photo of rear element?
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    Re: D800/E and Leica R Lenses

    Is this with the Leitax mount.


    Btw side note. If one did pay for. UPS shipping the extra 15 euros than how long did it take to get to states. My 19mm is on its way from Denmark and ordering the Leitax today. Looking forward to shooting the 19 again
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    Re: D800/E and Leica R Lenses

    Leitax with mine.

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    Leitax, too - with dandelion chip. There are marks on the ring around the rear element where the mirror hits it. They are about 1/4 of the ring's diameter from the top (as seen when the lens is held with the mount in vertical orientation with the DOF scale facing up). The mirror is blocked anywhere between 10m and infinity focus. I'll post a photo later, but it might take some time...

    Regarding shaving the mounting ring of the rear element, what is the best practice to avoid damage to the focusing mechanism? I'm aware how to protect glass and the inner workings of the lens from metal shavings, but I'm not sure how to grind (i.e. rear element up, using a file, or rear element down, using sand paper flat on a work surface). I've shaved a Zeiss C/Y lens before. In that case, the rear element could easily be removed from the lens for grinding, thus avoiding stress on the focussing mechanism.

    TIA for any insights!

    Ron

    Edit: it's not 10m but 10 feet - actually when the focus indicator is aligned with the center of the zero of the 10ft mark, the mirror can still move freely. Any closer to infinity, and the mirror is blocked.
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    Re: D800/E and Leica R Lenses

    Ron, the ring shouldn't interfere with the mirror. This leaves 3 possibilities:
    -for some reason, a different ring has been used during assembly
    -lens focus excursion needs adjustment
    -mirror position slightly moved from standard.
    Probably better investigate before shaving. (rear element up, using a file is what I did
    with the 19)

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    Many thanks for your input, Sergio. I was thinking the same - I will definitely first check infinity focus before proceeding further.

    A question with this regard to all users of this lens: how accurate is the infinity stop with your lens?

    TIA,

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    Re: D800/E and Leica R Lenses

    Wondering if anyone can do me a favor and take a few shots of the rear shroud and placement. I want to see how much to shave and exactly where. I done this before but hard to remover he details. Thanks in advance

    19 mm that is. Also would love. To hear of some filter adapter setup
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    Quote Originally Posted by sergio lovisolo View Post
    Ron, the ring shouldn't interfere with the mirror. This leaves 3 possibilities:
    -for some reason, a different ring has been used during assembly
    -lens focus excursion needs adjustment
    -mirror position slightly moved from standard.
    I just checked infinity focus with my 1:2.8/28, and it's pretty much spot on. That would rule out the second point in your list. I wonder if the mirror assembly of my D800E is out of spec. I'll post images of the lens rear element and the camera mirror box ASAP.

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    Re: D800/E and Leica R Lenses

    Quote Originally Posted by Guy Mancuso View Post
    Wondering if anyone can do me a favor and take a few shots of the rear shroud and placement. I want to see how much to shave and exactly where. I done this before but hard to remover he details. Thanks in advance

    19 mm that is. Also would love. To hear of some filter adapter setup
    Guy, post 103 in this thread.

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    Here the images. Any comments welcome!




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    Re: D800/E and Leica R Lenses

    I'd like to add two comments regarding the images above:

    Elmarit 2.8/28: you can see the strike marks caused by the mirror on the mounting ring of the rear element. The lowest one results when the lens is focussed at infinity. NB: in the image, the lens is *not* focused at infinity, but rather somewhere around 2m/6ft.

    D800E: when the mirror is up, its edge is perfectly aligned with the outer edge of the foam damping strip attached to the frame of the focussing screen.

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    Re: D800/E and Leica R Lenses

    Ron, your lens is completely different from mine. In mine rear shroud is not fixed and not protruding. I think youll' have to shave.
    Sergio

    _DSC2318 by sergio lovisolo, on Flickr

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    Re: D800/E and Leica R Lenses

    Quote Originally Posted by Ron Pfister View Post
    I'd like to add two comments regarding the images above:

    Elmarit 2.8/28: you can see the strike marks caused by the mirror on the mounting ring of the rear element. The lowest one results when the lens is focussed at infinity. NB: in the image, the lens is *not* focused at infinity, but rather somewhere around 2m/6ft.

    D800E: when the mirror is up, its edge is perfectly aligned with the outer edge of the foam damping strip attached to the frame of the focussing screen.
    Ron:

    On your 28mm, the rear shroud should just unscrew. Underneath it is the cam that works the focus shifting of the rear group.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Guy Mancuso View Post
    Some of the old dogs that shot many of them are here . Roger, Robert , Kurt , Woody, Mark and others and this all comes from late Canon days to we all moved to the DMR which we all loved.
    I remember Guy's post on another forum asking about wides and I suggested the Leica 19mm. Back them I was shooting Leica film and had played around with adapters mainly to shoot high frame rates for sports with a Canon 1V.

    I still have my 19mm, one of the last Leica R lenses that I have remaining. It is currently loaned to a neighbor who is using it on a RED Epic and he is amazed at how smooth and light the focus is, along with the image and colour quality.

    Guy, Its too bad you didn't check the FS listings here, I would have given you a good deal on mine When you get your 19mm, you might want to talk to Roger about who modified his. The mechanism for the rear element is pretty delicate and I was told it might be easier to just take the rear ring and shroud off the lens to modify them off the lens.

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    FYI ...DAG modified my 19R and will be doing my 35/1.4R . He shaves the entire circle not just the edge and it looks unmodified ..which should help with resale . I also had a problem with one of the long screws and he took care of the mount as well . You do have to ship him you D800 though so that he can check the clearance on your body .

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    Thanks Roger . When I get everything in my hands ill make a call. David from Leitax sent me some more info this morning. Seems like a really nice guy. Need to invite him here on our forum.

    Maybe a new bible coming. Lol

    Bad news for me with this purchase I did not get a long lens. I have nothing longer than 85 at the moment. Scary
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    Btw I really like the idea of a new mount instead of those damn bolt on adapters. The bad news here is we still are in stop down mode, so for landscape type work they should be fine but PR crap I still have to use the AF. Now I would not mind a 28 or 28 shift.
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    Btw thanks everyone for chipping in to help. Robert I did see your ad and for some reason I did not think of it at the time. Need to bump that up btw
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    Guy

    The sleeper lens in the R mount is the older 180/2.8 67mm filter . The new APO is clearly better wide open but at f5.6 the older lens is superb . This was the lens that Leica came out with after the 180/3.4APO to satisfy the sports and reportage photographers . It has a short throw and is easy to focus . I used this lens for years shooting tennis . Its a great portrait lens because the character is more vintage Leica wide open . These were about $750 . It has a lot of the attributes I look for in a all around lens .

    The only weakness is if you plan on shooting always wide open the contrast may be inadequate .

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    Yea I seen one for sale and thought about it. I am in a quandary on this Nikon 135 F2 DC, Zeiss 135mm F2 or wait for the Sigma 135mm 1.8. Than I could always buy the Sigma 150mm 2.8 macro again. I have to decide what my use for it is as it is a two fold thing for me. Runway work and than landscape/portrait type work. The runway stuff I can always rent for the 2 big events I do every year but now we are talking of adding another event in Russia no less.

    Okay I got to get on the road a all day shoot so my new Nikon 28mm 1.8 and my newer Sigma 35mm 1.4 will get a good work out today.
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    Re: D800/E and Leica R Lenses

    I ve used the Leica R system since the beginning and have had most of the R lenses at one time or another . Over the past year I put together my favorites and have modified the mounts with the Leitax adapters . Its important to me that the color and rendering have a similar look (as it is for cinematographers splicing together various clips ) . So I have settled on a system (leica R ) rather than the "best " at every focal length .

    I use two D800E bodies together so that I always have two focal lengths available and I generally never have more than four lenses with me when shooting . So this may be different than most shooters and affect your favorite focal lengths .

    My lenses that are adapted are as follows :

    1. 19/2.8 Elmarit ...a favorite for street especially in cities like NYC which has great backdrops . It has floating elements and is superb up close .

    2. 28/2.8 Elmarit ...best all around lens for street in the group . Floating elements superb at all distances . Not great for flat subjects due to curvature of focus ...but that doesn t affect street . I focus off the screen so the edges are sharp . Weakness is its not fast enough .

    3. 35/1.4 summilux ...new to my system but I can t wait to have the speed and the wide open bokeh . Off to DAG for shaving .

    4. 50/1.4 summilux 60mm....best 50 I ve found . Just a beautiful rendering highly recommended . My 2nd lens most of the time .

    5 . 80/1.4 summilux ....wonderful bokeh wide open and super sharp stopped down . Not quite a Noctilux ..but similar in many ways .

    6. 100/2.8 APO elmarit ... great all around lens . My lens has a very light touch and allows me to follow focus movement (important ) . No one complains about the IQ on this lens and it has a beauty to the rendering as well.

    The set needs a 180 but I ve yet to adapt my 180/2.8APO as I may want to keep it for a future M system .

    The key issue with the system is the requirement to focus and then stop down . And of course manual focusing . I have excellent eye sight and can focus even at night with good accuracy ...but I shoot a lot like an M shooter . Anticipate the location ...get close and then fine tune if I can . I am not running around trying to shoot everything wide open ...so I use the DOF of smaller apertures when I can .

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    On your 28mm, the rear shroud should just unscrew. Underneath it is the cam that works the focus shifting of the rear group.
    Many thanks Rob! That did the trick - much appreciated. I have now ground down the shroud and will paint it tomorrow. Photo to follow soon.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ron Pfister View Post
    Many thanks Rob! That did the trick - much appreciated. I have now ground down the shroud and will paint it tomorrow. Photo to follow soon.

    I owe you a glass (or cup) of your favorite beverage!
    He went beyond a pint. LOL

    So I will have lens On Thursday . Putting on my mechanic hat. Hope my adapter comes soon. I have zero patience on waiting.
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    Roger love to see how your 19 looks that Dag did. iPhone photo would be fine
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    Roger love to see how your 19 looks that Dag did. iPhone photo would be fine
    +1

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    19 mm that is. Also would love to hear of some filter adapter setup
    Just found this: Duclos Lenses — Leica 19mm V.II 80mm Step-Up Ring

    Sounds interesting. My initial thought was buying an additional shade (Leica may still have them in stock), removing the square plastic portion (probably of the old shade, not the new one), and attaching a suitable Lee adapter ring to it. I may take this route, still...

    How are you 19mm users working with filters (if at all)?

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    A small iPhone photo of the back of my 19 as shaved by DAG . He shaved the entire circle evenly and then applied some black paint that matches the lens . Great job ..can t tell it was modified at all .

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    I am not using filters or the hood on the 19 and it looks like an accident waiting to happen with nothing protecting that front element . The lens is very compact without the hood about the size of the 50 1.4 ..so its great for street shooting .

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    Yea I'll leave the hood on unless I need a ND filter on location and maybe add a old 77mm filter without glass to the ND than just slip it on. Maybe that would work. My lens got held up in customs and needed a better description of it on the paperwork. So delayed till Friday but Roger that is very interesting on what DAG did. Looks like they took the shroud down to the inner ring than went a bit further. Hmmm

    Thanks for posting this. Obviously it is the top half of the lens that needs the Mod so the mirror dropping back down does not get held up.But I agree doing the whole shroud evenly looks so much better. I did order the correct paint from Micro tools. I came within inches of buying a Dremel this morning but they make me nervous. LOL

    The good news is I have done this once before so I feel pretty confident to do it. But Dag doing it is a good thought
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    The good news is I have done this once before so I feel pretty confident to do it. But Dag doing it is a good thought
    I think Dag is a good idea too. He probably takes off the shroud and the retaining ring to do them off the lens. The rear element and and retaining ring move with a very fine mechanism and if you tweak than mechanism, you will no longer have smooth or even working focus on the lens.

    For filters, the only solution I ever found was one of the clamp on Cokin-P adapters. There are probably equivalents in other filter brands and I suspect the RED users have figured it out for use in cinematography.

    http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/produc...l_Adapter.html

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    For some reason if memory serves me which is rare but in any case . I remember I had to modify my 19mm hood for my Canon full frame body as I think it vignettes on full frame. Can anyone confirm this or not. See only half my memory is working here. LOL

    My 19mm is a Rom version and should be here today
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