Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/07/14

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Subject: [Leica] Why a digital M
From: feli at (Feli di Giorgio)
Date: Wed Jul 14 10:21:17 2004
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> > Yea but look at the results - scanned film is nowhere near as good as 
> > you write. I use a Nikon 8000 scanner and scanned film 35 is very 
> > comparable to my 6mpxl EOS, better in some ways, worse in others. 

Hmmm, I have scanned 35mm slides and fine grain film on everything from
a Nikon Super Coolscan to a drum scanner and in my experience it's far
better than any 6MP digital I have ever seen. The 1Ds is very close or

> > Scanned 6x7 negs have more resolution but are still inferior in some 
> > ways because of the grain. Frank

What's wrong with grain? Most digital still looks like hires video to


In reply to: Message from bdcolen at (B. D. Colen) ([Leica] Why a digital M)