Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/05/07

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Subject: Re: SV: [Leica] Leica-Users List Digest V3 #27
From: SP <>
Date: Thu, 07 May 1998 09:41:48 -0700

Eric: Which mfr's flash (model) are you using with your R8?

Eric Welch wrote:
> At 11:30 PM 5/6/98 -0700, you wrote:
> >Currently available cheap digital cameras are great for newspapers, web
> >sites, ID badges, drivers licenses, etc... Currently available very
> Jim,
> Have you used the cheap digital cameras? The current king of digital, the
> EOS520 or Kodak EOS2000 (same thing) that costs $11,500 minus hard drives
> and batteries, and is just barely up to newspaper repro.
> I photographed a Senate candidate the other day out in bright sunlight with
> a touch of fill flash on my R8 with 19 and when it ran in the paper, it was
> dang close to LIFE magazine repro quality. (Let's not talk about them
> becoming a sell-out to journalism). Our paper has unusually good
> reproduction, I'll grant. No 35mm style digital camera is good enough for
> us at our best. Let alone the cheap ones.
> =========
> Eric Welch
> St. Joseph, MO
> Very funny, Scotty. Now beam down my clothes