Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/01/03

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Subject: Re: [Leica] limits part 4
From: Mark Rabiner <>
Date: Wed, 03 Jan 2001 16:26:00 -0800
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"B. D. Colen" wrote:
> I'm sure I'm missing something here....won't be anything new :-)...
> But I always thought that Leicas, particularly Leica Ms, were PJ
> cameras, documentary cameras, street shooting cameras, oh God - happy
> snap cameras....and that what they were used for was capturing fleeting
> images....Doesn't all this discussion of "limits," and ultimate
> resolution, and film/developer/lens combinations that will allow one to
> photograph the hemorrhoids of a gnat belong on the Ansel Adams list, or
> the large format list?
> Just wondering.

Sure they are mainly a hand held camera B.D.!
But you've also got that option!
You can load it up with slow or medium speed film and put it on a tripod and
knock out negs that can be printed wall size and do OK next to a shot done on
bigger film sizes.
Can be printed with the Focomat!
Or just projected breath takingly!

mark :) rabiner
gotta get a better slide projector lens for my Ektagraphic.

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