Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1996/04/08

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Subject: 50 Summicron -focusing by feel
From: "joe b." <>
Date: Tue, 9 Apr 1996 04:19:32 +0100

In message <009A0909.0498C492.166@WKUVX1.WKU.EDU>, Sweendog
<sweenma@WKUVX1.WKU.EDU> writes
>I think the tab is very useful, as far as technique goes. It is
>possible to focus accurately without using the rangefinder at all,
>only by feeling the position of the tab and judging the distance
>from you to your subject. This makes for faster photographs, using
>the viewfinder merely for framing.
I've heard of this before, and tried it, but it hasn't quite clicked for
me (yet). How long did it take you to learn to do this? 
joe b.

In reply to: Message from Sweendog <sweenma@WKUVX1.WKU.EDU> (50 Summicron again)