Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/08/07

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Noctilux and Babies..
From: Robert Stevens <>
Date: Mon, 7 Aug 2000 10:16:55 -0300
References: <>

On Mon, 07 Aug 2000, you wrote:
> Given that the already well documented physical relationship between the
> purchase of a Noctilux and the birth of a baby to be more or less
> fact....what I can't understand is the need to shoot @ f1 with 3200 asa ??
> Most hospital I've been in have more light than this...?
> I've occasionally shot my Summicron inside with Velvia - the results are
> OK....
> Regards,
> Peter Z.
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Unlesss the delivery is via c-section, they tend to keep the birthing rooms
pretty dim so the mother is comfortable.  If you look on my web page, there are
some pictures I took using a Noctilux and a 35mm Summicron ASPH.  The picture
of the baby on the scale was the Noctilux and E200.  The B&w was Tmax 400 at ei



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