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Re: [Rollei] Re: 2.8C or D?
- Subject: Re: [Rollei] Re: 2.8C or D?
- From: "Thomas A. Frank" <taf >
- Date: Sun, 24 Mar 2002 19:17:02 -0500
- References: <B8C3C2CA.CA33%egoldstein > <004f01c1d38c$cbe74ca0$b49f92ac@z3i5g4>
>I realize both of these cameras are anachronisms, but that's what appeals to
>me (us?). The main reason I don't buy an E or F model is the archaic
>selenium metering within, useful though it may be.
Then buy an "E" without a meter. That's actually how many came...the
meter was an option.
That's what I did; having not had good luck with Rollei electronics
in my experience (except for the 35S I got from Harry Fleenor, that
one's meter actually works!), I passed up several with meters.
As for the rest of the thread, I prefer the 2.8 lenses to the 3.5's.
The results look pretty much the same to my eye, and the extra speed
means that I can frequently avoid flash, which is my preference. And
I see no difference between the Zeiss and Schneider lenses.
That being said, I wouldn't hesitate to get a 3.5 if I found one at a