Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1995/11/22

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Subject: Re: too many words, not enough pictures
From: "Alan Barta" <>
Date: Wed, 22 Nov 1995 11:52:32 -0700

> It is my humble opinion that all the Leica lenses (and lenses from 
> other top producers) are superior to any film available and far, 
> far superior to the average user of the products.  Therefore, except 
> for the exercise of talking about photography and equipment instead 
> of making pictures, there is not much to learn from such discussions. 

While I agree with your general view, I do believe that there are differences 
(often suble) in both handling and optical design that may suit some people's 
tastes more than others.  For instance, some lenses are warmer than others, 
some like that and some don't.  Similar things can be said about contrast and 

Alan Barta