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Re: [Rollei] Ultron vs Heliar?

Lets see the results, if possible.  I have a 50/2 Ultron I use on a
Prominent with very favorable results.  I also have the Nokton, which is
also a superb performer.
- ----- Original Message -----
From: "Douglas Cooper" <douglas  >
To: <rollei  
Sent: Sunday, May 19, 2002 4:08 AM
Subject: Re: [Rollei] Ultron vs Heliar?

> Well, I finally received results from the Ultron 5/2.  Wide open, I think
> it's going to be a superb portrait lens.  Specular highlights have a bit
> that squashed shape in the corners which I associate with the Summarit --
> coma, I guess.  All in all, however, a pleasing lens.  Seems wicked sharp.
> I'm interested in knowing how this compares with the other high-end
> Voigtlander lenses -- the Heliar and the Apo-Lanthar (which is, I take it,
> Heliar with expensive glass).
> I'm becoming quite adept with this peculiar thing.  The diamond-shaped
> rangefinder patch is... well, *more* than peculiar -- and small -- but it
> seems accurate.
> Douglas Cooper
> http://www.dysmedia.com