Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/05/30

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Digital cropping
From: Mark Rabiner <>
Date: Wed, 30 May 2001 12:34:26 -0700
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Sonny Carter wrote:
> Sam said,  among other things:
> >>I left it there for a number of reasons.  The most
> important was that the other eleven images were all full
> frame with the black border.
> SonC pulls out his soapbox, and climbs aboard:
> That's an editing issue, not necessarily just a cropping
> issue, but cropping is also an editing issue.   Does a "no
> cropping anytime" stance mean you don't also burn or dodge
> shots in the darkroom? How about pushing or pulling the
> film?  What about paper types?  Contrast filters?  What if
> you just hate the picture for no discernable reason?  How
> much of a purist are you going to be, and where do you draw
> the line?
> Reminds me the joke about the girl who would not do "it" for
> ten dollars, but reconsidered when offered $10,000.  Either
> you are a cropper, or you're not.
I'd do it for less.
and have done so.

Mark Rabiner

Portland, Oregon

In reply to: Message from "Carleton, Sam" <Sam.Carleton@FMR.COM> (RE: [Leica] Digital cropping)
Message from "Sonny Carter" <> (Re: [Leica] Digital cropping)