Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/05/20

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Subject: Re:[Leica]POW, Supra
From: Phil Stiles <>
Date: Sun, 20 May 2001 18:18:59 -0400

Mark Rabiner wrote:

>I don't know why i knew it was 250.

Because Erwin says anything less is just wasting image quality. :+)

>As our eye tends to got to a highlight or light area first we'd perhaps >first look at the little girl.
>But the guy is such a strong foreground that it would go there first. And >its soft which is disconcerting. Especially since the earrings and that >ear are soft and that is the kind of detail which demands to be seen.

Well, when I like a shot, I take several frames.  My focus moved from
the girl, at first, then to the earring, as a midpoint. But the scene
was changing, and I liked Rachel's face in the first one. But, hey, you
want the earrings, here they are! [we call them "alternates," right?]