Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/08/25[Author Prev] [Author Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next] [Author Index] [Topic Index] [Home] [Search]
At 10:09 AM 8/25/98 -0300, you wrote: >"once in a while". Portraiture with lenses longer than 135mm would cause a >"flattening" effect on your subject's face that is not always desirable >unless you have a big noose 8-} It really depends. I use a 180 a lot for portraiture, and find it quite nice to use to isolate the subject from the background without getting in too tight. >> For a newbie or anyone else, a rangefinder is an acquired taste, you > So difficult? Yes, it takes some time to get used to it. So if you buy an M6, make sure you use it for at least a year before you decide if it's really for you or not. It takes a lot of practice for an SLR user to make the adjustment. - -- Eric Welch St. Joseph, MO http://www.ponyexpress.net/~ewelch Give me ambiguity or give me something else.