Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1997/03/29[Author Prev] [Author Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next] [Author Index] [Topic Index] [Home] [Search]
Gerard Captijn wrote: > > The conclusion? Modern autofocus SLR's have a delay, between pushing the > button and effective exposure, of in the order of 100 milliseconds dependi > on their construction. A Leica-M rangefinder camera operates with 17 > milliseconds time parrallax. Once exposure and distance are set, the Leica > is probably very superior for street/candid etc. photography as the > possibility to produce the image that we visualised is far higher than wit > a 6 times slower SLR. > Good point - well stated. A question: Does anybody know the delay in a NON-AF SLR, such as the R series Leica's? Now you've got me curious.... David Young. Victoria, Canada.