Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2005/02/19[Author Prev] [Author Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next] [Author Index] [Topic Index] [Home] [Search]
What I find even funnier is that a couple of years ago, I recall seeing digital cameras made by Leica. Stunning results and veeery expensive. These cameras where made for the studio, if I rember correctly. What happened to these cameras? This was way before the DMR and the Digilux stuff... Tarek Le 19 f?vr. 2005, ? 22:10, Feli a ?crit : > Ted, I agree, with what you are saying here. I think part of the > frustration that a lot of people > are expressing is that the level of mismanagement on Leicas part is > mind boggling and > could have been avoided by a few smart decision. Having grown up in > Germany I understand > why they have acted the way they have, but that doesn't solve the > problem. Frankly I hope that > Leica finds a Japanese partner to help bring them into the next > millennium. They need someone who can > furnish them with digital technology that can be integrated with their > mechanical and optical wizardry. > I think Hasselblad was a lot smarter. They saw the writing on the wall > and developed the H1, which > is geared towards digital, teamed up with Fuji as a technology partner > and purchased Imacon, which > provides them with sensor technology and software.