Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/09/06

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Subject: [Leica] Re: MORE THAN... R.I.P. ILFORD
From: robertmeier at (
Date: Mon Sep 6 08:01:07 2004
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The point is a viewfinder that shows a B&W image.   That is invaluable.
Ansel Adams used to used a dark amber filter (I think that was the color) to
view a scene through to see what it would look like in monochrome.   I have
used my Canon S50 in B&W mode and gotten very, very good B&W's.


> But seriously folks, why bother to set a digicam such as the Leica D2 to
> b/w mode, when much better grayscale results can be had by manipulating
> colour image in a program such as Photoshop?

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