Looking for a beginner lens...

Discussion in 'Large Format Cameras and Accessories' started by JohnRichard, Sep 28, 2009.

  1. JohnRichard

    JohnRichard Member

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    How do you all feel about the Symmar 5.6/300.
    I found one for cheap, with the p-numatic shutter.

    I'm looking for a beginner lens for my Kodak 8x10.

    Thoughts?
     
  2. John Kasaian

    John Kasaian Member

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    Nothin' wrong with a symmar! Does it have all it's elements? Is the shutter working properly?
     
  3. mark

    mark Member

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    It is one monster piece of glass. I have one. Like it a lot.