Contax Tele Tessar 3.5 or 4? & sports photography questions

Discussion in '35mm Cameras and Accessories' started by avandesande, Mar 11, 2006.

  1. avandesande

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    I have been thinking about doing some photography for a desert racing club. I am a little unsure about what fl to get... I can get as close as I dare to the bikes, it isn't like I need to shoot through a fence or anything. Anyone else have experience with this? I am also curious about what people think of the contax tele tessar lenses.
     
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    What format 35mm? 6x6? and what vintage Zeiss glass?
     
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    Ok 35mm slr YC mount.
     
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    Sorry - Contax implies 35mm. For my RTS-III long lenses I have CZ Sonnars and Vario Sonnars - but no tele-Tessars.

    For my Pentacon 6TL I have the CZJ 180mm and 300mm Sonnars (I also occasionally use these lenses on the RTS-III).
     
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    The 180/2.8 is great.
     
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    The only 200mm lens I have any experience with is the lens I own..a 200mm Apo-Sonnar. A very fine, very heavy lens that is unfortunately expensive.