Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/09/17

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Subject: [Leica] contax guessing game...
From: bdcolen at (B. D. Colen)
Date: Fri Sep 17 07:57:03 2004


-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of
Jeffery Smith
Sent: Friday, September 17, 2004 10:49 AM
To: Leica Users Group
Subject: RE: [Leica] contax guessing game...

If the G lenses are made for the M mount, I'd likely sell my G2 set. The
*IS* a very good SP shooter. One's lenses need not be all that fast for
Like BD, my G1 was is a problem in focusing. When it cannot determine a 
focus point, it just ignores the shutter. So Kyle would be wrong
just kept pushing the button and it didn't get unstuck.


At 09:12 AM 9/17/2004, you wrote:
>B. D. Colen wrote:
> > I, too, had the G1 and dumped it - returning to Leica M after a 
> > hiatus of about 8 years - for two reasons: The autofocus sucked; and

> > I wanted something that aproximated manual focus in addition to the 
> > autofocus. The autofocusing on the G2 appears to be much better than

> > that of the G1, and presumably a third generation camera would be 
> > even better.
>All that, and absence of fast lenses
>did the G in for me.   I could live with the slow autofocus
>though; not ideal, but I can lock the focus.
>The G lenses are just superb.  Bob Shell on another list mentioned that

>the G lenses will be made for the Leica M. That would be really 
>fantastic (I like them because they are light; same reason I really 
>like the VC lenses).
>- Phong
>Leica Users Group.
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