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

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Subject: [Leica] Re: MORE THAN... R.I.P. ILFORD
From: tedgrant at (Ted Grant)
Date: Mon Sep 6 09:22:02 2004
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Bob Meier offered:

> 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

If my mind is still functioning, I believe it's a "blue filter" of some
strength as used in the movie industry when they shot B&W movies. It allowed
the director to see the "light effect" as though he was looking at a B&W


In reply to: Message from bladman99 at (Dan C) ([Leica] Re: MORE THAN... R.I.P. ILFORD)
Message from robertmeier at ( ([Leica] Re: MORE THAN... R.I.P. ILFORD)