Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2002/02/28

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Real M7 hands on touchy-feely stuff
From: "thomas schofield" <>
Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2002 18:12:44 -0800

Isn't the eye-hand lag of an average person on the order of 1/10 sec.?  If 
so, 1/80 doesn't seem to be the major part of the problem.

Tom Schofield

> >>> Don, I really don't believe you can compensate for 1/80th of a second
> > consciously.  <<<<<<
> >>> That's where I disagree...I really don't believe anyone will get
> > images because of a 1/80th of a second difference in shutter lag.<<<
>Hi Austin,
>First let me say I agree with you.
>This shutter lag has been questioned in the past and it's a subject that
>I've never encountered..... yes I probably have on occasion, but never in a
>"thinking about it and the missed picture that may have happened because of
>But to ever make me a believer I'd have to be shown how I missed the key
>moment of Ben Johnson or any number of action pictures of athletes in
>Ted Grant Photography Limited

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