Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/08/04

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Lenses for M6
From: Rich Lahrson <>
Date: Fri, 04 Aug 2000 13:07:30 -0700
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> When I see slides I have shot in good light with the latest Elmarit 90
> projected, I am often taken by surprise by the brilliance of the image.  I
> react strongly, as do other viewers, or so they say.  However, I have never
> used the lens for portraiture.  What woman of a certain age wants her every
> facial line, crow's foot and wrinkle emphasized so mercilessly?  One day, I
> may try to find a grizzled cowhand to shoot in black and white, but until
> that opportunity comes my way, give me the ancient glass for what it does
> best.
> Joe Sobel

Hey Joe,

     There's no RULE that says you can't use a diffusing filter.



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