On Sun, 7 Jun 1998 13:06:54 -0700, Winsor Crosby <wincros@xxxxxxx>
>>Frank van Lindert <lindertv@xxxxxxx> wisely pointed out:
>>>I would certainly go for the 3.6 (.......) provided the very special shade
>>I'll second that. Frank's reminder regarding the shade is very important
>>with this lens. One doesn't like to point out their mistakes, but I have,
>>on a very few occasions, not used the shade and the results were noticeably
>>poor. It is prone to flare without it. It makes more of a difference than
>>you might think.
>I am always surprised at a caution like this. Do people actually try to use
>any lens without a shade?
They certainly do, Winsor, especially the buyers of used Zuikos that
come without one!
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