Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/05/21

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Subject: RE: [Leica] 35mm Summilux filter
From: "Steve Unsworth" <>
Date: Sun, 21 May 2000 20:17:34 +0100


I'll mainly be taking colour negative film (exposure latitude counts for a
lot at this point in my use of an MR meter :-). I may take a few rolls of
Delta 100, but since I'll be scanning the negatives I'm thinking that I
could always de-saturate colour negatives if something looked better in
black and white.

- -----Original Message-----
[]On Behalf Of Mark
Sent: 21 May 2000 19:37
Subject: Re: [Leica] 35mm Summilux filter

If you were shooting black and white I'd consider putting on a filter that
really does something other than protect your lense and add an external flat
element to the front of a perfect lens that could do nothing but create
By the way B+W has a new line of multicoated scratch resistant filters.
If it were black and white a filter could really do something. I'm always
pushing a yellow green filter. It only absorbs a stop and improves a shot in
every way, even people; makes for a perfect balance between sky and earth.
B+W is called an 060 filter.
Mark Rabiner
It is a natural thing to feel insecure about a new expensive piece of
But they hold up.
If they get wet or dirty wipe them off.

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