Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/03/18

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Subject: Re: [Leica] M3 with 50 1.0 Noctilux
From: Nathan Wajsman <>
Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2001 07:44:44 +0100
References: <001301c0af6a$09c9fb00$3c0f113f@computer> <>

Well, I was actually referring to subject movement, but if you also move, then
it goes without saying that focus will be affected. What I had in mind was a
bar situation where camera movement is not a big problem because I usually can
brace myself on the table or the bar, so subject movement is the bigger issue
for me.


Dan Cardish wrote:

> Perhaps this is what you were referring to, but I find that the slightest
> movement of MY head will render the subject out of focus.  I have this
> habit of swaying slightly back and forth when I am focusing (I only notice
> this when trying to get a head shot with my 75 at 1.4).  I now try and use
> this to get the final focus.   I think that this might be a problem if I
> had to focus and compose  with separate rangefinder and viewfinder windows.
> SLR's are no better for this, in my experience.  I have a heck of a time
> getting properly focused shots with my Nikon F2 and 85/1.4 wide open, for
> the above reasons.
> dan c.

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Nathan Wajsman
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In reply to: Message from "onetreehillclw" <> ([Leica] M3 with 50 1.0 Noctilux)
Message from Dan Cardish <> (Re: [Leica] M3 with 50 1.0 Noctilux)