Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/06/02

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Film flatness and sharpness...
From: "Tom Schofield" <>
Date: Fri, 2 Jun 2000 10:37:43 -0700
References: <v04011709b55cebd8e922@[]> <> <>

Perceived sharpness associated with very large (billboard or movie screen
sized) enlargements has more to do with viewing distance.  That's how Kodak
amazes people in Grand Central Station with their print from Ektar and a
Kodak Point & Shoot.  Viewers are 50' away.

Tom Schofield

> But then you've got Avedon habitually cropping his 6x6cm negs to a size
> than 36x24mmm and blowing it up to the size of a wall at the MET!
> Mark Rabiner
> Plus x with a Rolleiflex

In reply to: Message from "Henning J. Wulff" <> (RE: [Leica] Film flatness and sharpness...)
Message from Rich Lahrson <> (Re: [Leica] Film flatness and sharpness...)
Message from Mark Rabiner <> (Re: [Leica] Film flatness and sharpness...)