Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1999/11/03[Author Prev] [Author Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next] [Author Index] [Topic Index] [Home] [Search]
At 11:18 AM 11/3/1999 -0500, Dan Cardish wrote: >Horrors associated with SLR's? I looked for some smiley faces and didn't >find them, so I assume you are being serious. My dinky $179 plastic >barrelled Minolta 50 will focus more closely with one simple twist of the >focus ring than the DR can after fumbling with the acursed eyes and produce >almost identical results (I'm being kind to the DR here). And you define >'macro' by what the DR delivers? A super close-up 19" with a 50? No humour was intended. With an SLR, you're stuck with a big, clunky, noisy, shaky camera, lacking the tight precision of even a mediocre RF design. Besides, my aging eyes can no longer focus accurately with an SLR but do just fine with a rangefinder. Marc firstname.lastname@example.org FAX: +540/343-7315 Cha robh bas fir gun ghras fir!