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    i bought a bessa r rangefinder now i would like your opinion on a leica srewmount lens wich do you think is the sharpest 50mm.

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    the sharpest 50mm? I'd vote for the Nikkor 50mm F2, circa late 70's. But that's not what you asked for. As far as Leica screw mounts, I have heard the Bessa lens are the best. Modern design, good glass, good coatings etc. Just because it says Leica doesn't mean it's the best. Especially some ancient thing.
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    Hell, I know a couple of guys in Houston that shoot Leicas and they bought the extreme wide angle for the Bessa r and put them on M-6s. That would be the way I would go. Those lenses are pretty damned sharp.


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    Yeah, I have heard great things about Bessas. Especially for the price.
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    I use the 15mm voigklander Heliar Asph lens on my Leica M7 and it is a great performer at any price, BUT, it does not come any where near to the Leica Summicron
    lenses for performance and colour rendering.



 

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