Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/10/23

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Subject: [Leica] Images made with archaic equipment no longer used professionally
From: durling at (Mike Durling)
Date: Sat Oct 23 19:09:04 2004
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Good stuff Slobodan!  I especially like the main of Esteban.  The 
shallow depth of field really works for you but beyond that his face and 
pose really speak volumes.

Mike D

Slobodan Dimitrov wrote:
> Since there has been much ado about not seeing the equipment in use, I
> thought I'd throw out this little bit.
> Brown dirt  cowboys was done with the R8, 50mm 'Lux wide open, and the
> Rollei 6003, with 80mm, and 60mm, also mostly wide open.
> The shots of Esteban in the paper itself, also include a  nearly full page,
> 11x14 tabloid, close-up portrait of him with the 'Lux wide open. It looks
> great, with bokeh flying off like quark particles.
> All on Agfa Ultra 100.
> The cover was the 80mm, at either f2.8 of f4.
> You have to scroll far down the article for the other shots.
> Was done with the Super SpeedGraphic, with a late 180mm, closed down one
> stop at f8.
> I guess there's still life in this old gear after all.
> S. Dimitrov
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