Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/01/27

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Subject: [Leica] Tight framing with M 21/24 lenses?
From: "Fast Primes" <>
Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2004 15:25:04 -0500

Is there an article or book (possibly very old) which delves into 
visualizing or offering rules of thumb for tight framing with (almost 
perfect) parallax correction (as in achieving slr type results) when using 
Leica M very wide angle 21mm and 24mm rangefinder lenses with external 
viewfinders or similar cameras/lenses?

I've often heard that one "get's used to it"! But surely, someone must have 
gotten used to it and was able to figure out what it was exactly they were 
doing to correct for parallax and distance enlargement? I'm talking color 
slide shooting in particular here--not B&W where you can crop with the 



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