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Not Quite A Leica Lens (Taylor-Hobson Summarit 50mm f1.5)

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Not Quite A Leica Lens (Taylor-Hobson Summarit 50mm f1.5)

What do you get when an optician, an engineer and a business man meet at a bar? The birth of one of the oldest and greatest lens manufacturers in the world. Way back in 1886 Taylor, Taylor & Hobson first opened up shop and began creating some of the worlds best optics. They designed some great optical formulas and created beautiful cinema lenses that helped make Hollywood what it is today. So much so that in 2013 the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said they "helped define the look of motion pictures over the last century" and gave them...

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