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

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Subject: [Leica] Re: MORE THAN... R.I.P. ILFORD
From: dpost at (Dan Post)
Date: Mon Sep 6 08:23:01 2004
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You are talking about the Wratten 90 Filter- it does give you the effect of
looking at a dark sepia toned print- but I tried it and it sure is a DIM
It is okay in bright sunlight, but I am sure he didn't use it for "Moonlight
over Hernandez"!!  :o)~
Dan(Through a glass, darkly....)Post

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Re: MORE THAN... R.I.P. ILFORD

> Dan,
> 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)
> view a scene through to see what it would look like in monochrome.   I
> used my Canon S50 in B&W mode and gotten very, very good B&W's.
> Bob
> >
> > 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
> the
> > colour image in a program such as Photoshop?
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