Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/04/27

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Digital Demise
From: "Mike Durling" <>
Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2001 21:37:12 -0400
References: <>

Be careful, somebody might believe you!

Mike D

- ----- Original Message -----
From: "Tom Finnegan" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, April 27, 2001 6:08 PM
Subject: RE: [Leica] Digital Demise

> ALL video cameras since they phased out the vacuum tube type are digital,
> since they rely on a CCD
> for image acquisition.
> --
> John Brownlow
> ************************
> I hear those tube cameras produce wonderfully smooth highlights and
> amazingly lifelike midtones. Some do complain a bit that they tend to give
> somewhat woolly dark tones, though that can be corrected to some degree by
> swapping out the cheap stock tubes with some nice English or French
> jobs. Bokeh to die for apparently, none of those edgy transistor nasties
> like the digital models.
> tom finnegan
> seattle

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