Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2003/02/20

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Digital - Rumor Mongering apologies to Mark R.
From: Mark Rabiner <>
Date: Thu, 20 Feb 2003 14:59:25 -0800
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Frank Farmer wrote:
> The "G" lenses are not limited to digital cameras.  That designation simply means that there is no aperture control ring on the lens.  This is fromt he Nikon website:
> "The G-type design is primarily designed for the newest Nikon SLR models,
> including both 35mm and digital, all of which include a Sub-Command Dial, from
> which aperture control is possible.  This design facilitates lens handling,
> and helps photographers keep a more positive grip on the camera as they use
> their right index finger to adjust aperture.  This firmer grip and excellent
> balance will help photographers get sharper images, even as they adjust
> exposure and quickly shoot their pictures."
> Frank

Ah so by taking off the aperture ring they will be helping us! 
And it wont cost too much more!

Like when Hasselblad took the shutters out of the new line of lenses and
didn't charge us too much more!

Mark Rabiner
Portland, Oregon USA

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