Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/05/19

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Landscapes
From: Eric Welch <>
Date: Wed, 20 May 1998 00:09:56 -0500

At 11:45 AM 5/18/98 -0600, you wrote:

>(3) Contrast levels! Everyone talks about wanting more contrast, but in
>fact, some excellent color photos exhibit very little variance--maybe 1-1/2

You are mistaking the contrast range of  a scene, with the contrast of a
lens, which is how well defined an edge can be. (Local contrast in Ansel
Adams' parlance).


Eric Welch
St. Joseph, MO

The more people I meet, the more I like my dog.