Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/05/03

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Subject: RE: [Leica] Re: Leica R: Is It Worth It?
From: "B. D. Colen" <>
Date: Wed, 3 May 2000 10:47:32 -0400

Ooooops....I guess it's three lenses now....:-)

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[]On Behalf Of Julian
Sent: Wednesday, May 03, 2000 10:29 AM
Subject: Re: [Leica] Re: Leica R: Is It Worth It?

> The Nikon/R question is a really subjective one. If you already have a
> system, with pro lenses, you need to weigh the theoretical optical
> improvement against the bath you'll take on the Nikon stuff. And when I
> theoretical, I don't argue that the Leica stuff may not do better on MTF
> charts....whether it does better in the real world, however, with the
> clenched in your shaky hands, is another question entirely....
> B. D.

C'mon B.D. - I know you've just got an F100, but I think we should start a
sweep on how long it will be before we get a 'which bag do I need for just
an M and a couple of bodies cos dragging all that Nikon stuff around is such
a pain'?? <g>