Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2005/02/19

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Subject: [Leica] LHSA Viewfinder #4
From: leicachris at (Christopher Williams)
Date: Sat Feb 19 13:18:10 2005

Wow! A LHSA Viewfinder with 10 pages of RD-1 reviews and photos! If only Tom
would be kind enough to bring one to New Orleans in April. :)

Within the past month, I've seen no less than 15 reviews of this camera in
magazines. Every review comes down to price and rangefinder accuracy. I'm
sure the $2999 price with drop as all digis do. If I consider I shoot 20
rolls with my Leicas at a wedding, that's about $500 when it comes to film
and processing/scanning/printing. $2999 is not that bad of a price. Pity
there is no Custom WB, but then again this could just be a B&W camera for

I do not use Nocti's or even 1.4 Summi's so I would not have a huge concern
on RF issues. Nice thing about digital is you do not need wide open
apertures as much. Change to 800iso and keep pressing that shutter. Let f/4


Replies: Reply from corkflor at (Alex Hurst) ([Leica] Calling Chris Williams, New Orleans)