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The situation this lends its self to isn't necessarily going to produce well composed images. More like images with much consternation between the image and viewer. Chris Saganich -----Original Message----- From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Ted Grant Sent: Wednesday, July 07, 2004 7:55 PM To: Leica Users Group Subject: Re: [Leica] "focus then reframe" (aka fungus in camera) Richard F. Man said: Subject: Re: [Leica] "focus then reframe" (aka fungus in camera) > I know Ted frowns on such things, but for us gearheads and mortals, can >you please go ahead and post the data on the list? I'm sure other >gearheads would appreciate. > > Having said that, I think I will take Ted's advice and just focus and > shoot, and (pray) that it is in focus :-)<<<< Richard, thank you. ;-) I read the focusing formula and I figured by the time I read that and then tried to figure out exactly what it says and is supposed to do with near every frame I'd still be shooting my first roll of film from 55 years ago. ;-) Jeeeeeeeeeeeesh why is it an old fart like me who's shot thousands upon thousands of frames and never encountered this focus thing, never knew about it and never had it happen that I'm aware of. Absolutely wild stuff gang, man it's hard enough just getting the damn shot without having some other thing to clutter one's mind on how to take sharp pictures. :-) Just line-up the two images and hit the button! Well OK squeeze gently on the shutter release. ;-) I suppose I've been one extremely lucky SOB all these years and never knew anything about this messin' with the focus tab or whatever. But I seem to re-cal a hell of a lot of my frames were Leica sharp all the time even in available darkness. :-) Oh well one more techie thing to confuse my failing mind. :-) ted _______________________________________________ Leica Users Group. See http://leica-users.org/mailman/listinfo/lug for more information ===================================================================== Please note that this e-mail and any files transmitted with it may be privileged, confidential, and protected from disclosure under applicable law. If the reader of this message is not the intended recipient, or an employee or agent responsible for delivering this message to the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any reading, dissemination, distribution, copying, or other use of this communication or any of its attachments is strictly prohibited. If you have received this communication in error, please notify the sender immediately by replying to this message and deleting this message, any attachments, and all copies and backups from your computer.