Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1997/08/29

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Subject: Re: Marc Riboud Show
From: Detlef Beyer <>
Date: Sat, 30 Aug 1997 07:14:34 +0200

>At 10:15 AM 29-08-97 -0800, you wrote:
>>Detlef Beyer wrote:
>>> you can see the camera brand on printed images in a book? And even a "di=
>>> & scratched glass, dented rim" Leica offers better images than a Minolta=
>Sorry, but there is no f*&%#$$ way that you can look in a book and
>determine that, yes, these pictures were taken with a Leica.  It's not
>possible.  Period.   I don't care how wonderful and great the optics are.
>I own a Minolta SLR system in addition to my Leica M6, and I bet I can fool
>you everytime!  Even with 16x20 original prints.
>Dan C.

Hi Dan,

I totaly agree with you: it's impossible but a very common idea at the LUG.


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