Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/03/02

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Pros and autofocus
From: Jeff Moore <>
Date: Mon, 02 Mar 1998 12:30:27 -0500

At 1 Mar 1998 20:00:52 EST, Tom Shea <> wrote:
> With regard to your main point, I believe that you are correct.  Using AF is
> very different than using a manual focus camera.  It takes time and practice
> to effectively use AF.  

It's always seemed to me that that using AF -- central focusing area, focusing 
and framing as separate steps -- has a lot in common with using a rangefinder. 
As such, it seems natural enough to me.  Too bad no autofocus cameras use 
Leica glass.