</span><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (chrisl @ May 15 2003, 01:45 AM)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'> How come all you guys are suggesting older lenses?
Cost or desired effect? Surely the newer styled but dated
modern lenses are either sharper or have more contrast I&#39;d think. Anyway, just curious. </td></tr></table><span class='postcolor'>
1) If they were good enough for Adams who am I to disagree?-))

cruise this website.

http://www.hevanet.com/cperez/results.html

At a small enough aperture you&#39;ll be hard pressed to tell the difference between a coke bottle and the latest most modern item.

I think the new lenses have better coating. But the designs need that coating more then older designs.

2) He asked for an inexpensive barell lens and for once we answered the question asked and not the one we hoped he&#39;d asked?-))