45 mm G Lens Over 35 mm G Lens Any Day.
Start with Ken Rockwell. But here's what I know.
Originally Posted by craigclu
First, if your G-1 doesn't have a Green Label in the
film chamber, it's not been updated to G-2 specs to
use a 35 mm lens.
Second, the 45 mm lens is by far the sharper of the
2. According to tests it's the second sharpest lens,
ever produced. They never say what's first, but it's
not the 35 mm. In fact the 35 mm - 70 mm zoom
lens, was said to be sharper than the 35 mm prime
lens. But it requires a Green Label, also.
Third, the G-1 sometimes has problems focusing as
it did not have the combined contrast / infrared
focusing of the G-2. I've seen mine focus in Total darkness.
I personally own a Black Contax G-2.
If you want to see what I say about it all, then go here;
The 28 mm is a Biogon Design.
The 28 mm is a Biogon design as is the 21 mm
Originally Posted by Pgeobc
& the 35 mm - 70 mm zoom lens. They are both
amazing. See my other post to reference my listing
on another forum to see my opinions of those 2
The 35 mm is not. It may be a Planar, but it
doesn't work as well as the 45 mm, not by a
Well every system has to have a dog, But the
level of excellence is so high, that the 35 mm
get's looked upon as the dog of the series.