Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/07/22

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Subject: RE: [Leica] Re: digital M redoux
From: "Austin Franklin" <>
Date: Sun, 22 Jul 2001 09:35:19 -0400

> As I wrote earlier, you have to "dumb down" Leica lenses in order to use
> them on a digital sensor.

I don't know that I agree with that, but I certainly agree you would get no
benefit from it, except perhaps bokeh rendering.  As you say, the sensor is
the resolution limiting factor here.  As far as I know, Hasselblad doesn't
need to dumb down their lenses for any of the digital backs that work with