Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/10/09

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Subject: RE: [Leica] This tripod nonsense again
From: Austin Franklin <>
Date: Mon, 9 Oct 2000 11:40:29 -0400

OK ;-)

But I gotta get me some of that .00003 ASA film.  Is it color or B&W?

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From: 	B. D. Colen
Sent: 	Monday, October 09, 2000 11:05 AM
Subject: 	Re: [Leica] This tripod nonsense again

Damn, Austin - would you quit confusing these people with facts! ;-) Besides,
when they're shooting their MTF charts with .00003 ASA film and the camera
mounted on spring dampened cement blocks, they don't get no stinkin grain!

B. D.

Austin Franklin wrote:

> > Also, we've gotten used to some unsharpness in available light
> > photographs.
> Yes, but is this because of scene/lighting conditions (no mid-tones), grain
> or some kind of movement in either the camera or subject?  Grain is
> probably the highest contributor, since available light is typically shot
> on grainy films.
> I have available light shots that are sharp as a tack shot with 3200...yet
> they are so grainy, they look soft...