Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2003/08/05

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Subject: RE: [Leica] squabbling over digitial vs. film.
From: "Randy Jensen" <>
Date: Tue, 5 Aug 2003 11:24:55 -0700

<<<<Since this is essentially an M
list, I would assume>>>>

There are at least a dozen of us using a unique line of cameras, Leica made,
called the "R Series."


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Subject: Re: [Leica] squabbling over digitial vs. film.

In a message dated 8/5/03 8:17:09 AM, writes:

<< The endless squabbling over digital vs. film  seems pointless to me.
has its strengths and weaknesses; digital is 'good enough' for some
 For those who feel that settling for 'good enough' cheapens the craft,
remember that 35mm doesn't provide the image quality of 4x5 or medium format
but is
good enough for many purposes.  Good enough is just what it means: good
enough.  It's all we need. >>

I think the upshot of all this is that we've inherited a two-track mode of
photography. We need to be competent in both. Since this is essentially an M
list, I would assume that film is the rail we essentially run on.

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