Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2005/05/24

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Subject: [Leica]Hello? - With two new images...
From: bdcolen at (B. D. Colen)
Date: Tue May 24 12:04:16 2005

Having used my Ms this weekend - along with my E-1 and Rollei 6008 - at a
Christening and the party that followed, I was reminded once again what a
rare pleasure the Ms are to shoot with. On the other hand, it's also a rare
pleasure to know immediately what I've got, to have it in both color and
black and white, and to have the kind of flexibility I have with RAW digital

Fire way....:-)

On 5/24/05 2:25 PM, "Aaron Sandler" <> wrote:

> True to a large extent, BD, despite your luddite feelings on New Haven.  :)
> :)
> Camera-wise, while I love my Leicas, I fit in the category of those who are
> (1) impressed with the output of recent digital cameras and (2) tired of
> spending the $ on film and processing.  I imagine I may very well go fully
> over to the digi side when two things are true: (1) I discover a digi
> camera that I like to carry and use as much as my Leica Ms and (2) I can
> afford the initial $$ outlay.  From what I've read, the former may already
> be true (or at least getting close) with the Pentax *ist-DS sounding
> particularly nice, but it is a moot point as the latter is far from
> true.  And I'm not willing to trade my Leicas in.  I plan to reevaluate
> from time to time.  In the meantime, I'm enjoying my current half-and-half
> situation.
> Best,
> Aaron
> BD wrote:
>> What I find very amusing about this post Aaron is the implication that
>> darkrooming digitally is now a given for many on this list, when just a 
>> few
>> years ago darkrooming digititally provoked the same kind of reaction here
>> that digital shooting now provokes. ;-)
>> On 5/24/05 1:54 PM, "Aaron Sandler" <> wrote:
>>>> It is the prime reason I do not do digital.  It is more complicated than
>>>> film plus a good color lab plus it requires a whole new set of learning.
>>>> <snip>
>>>> Fun is in the mind of the beholder.  The rest of us use film.
>>>> Frank Filippone
>>> Truer words never spoken...but don't forget that many folks find learning
>>> something new to be a lot of fun...
>>> Best in a shooting-film and darkrooming-digitally kind of way,
>>> Aaron
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