Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1999/01/16

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Do Leica pictures have a unique quality?
Date: Sat, 16 Jan 1999 23:21:52


 Some time ago, I was showing my 3x4 prints to my brother-in-law who was
not a photog at all.  He pointed out that my pictures had something
different and eventually said that they had 3-D look.  This agrees with
what Eric just mentioned.

Best Wishes,

At 12:17 AM 1/17/99 -0600, you wrote:
>>So, prove me wrong here. When you look at your slide or print,
>>what is it that makes if different from a good japanese lens
>>as produced by Nikon, Canon, Minolta, etc.
>Color character. (Print's don't really qualify here). But there's a
>three-dimensionality that makes Leica pictures stand out. It's hard to
>define, and harder to describe. That's why we make pictures and not write
>novels, I suppose. 
>Some people say it's like shooting through a hazy glass, and finally
>cleaning it. :-)
>Prove you wrong? Nope, you gotta do that yourself.
>Eric Welch
>St. Joseph, MO
>It said,  Insert disk #3,  but only two will fit!