Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2006/06/03

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Subject: [Leica] Digital M Principle
From: jsmith342 at (Jeffery Smith)
Date: Sat Jun 3 13:26:56 2006

Well, I suppose because rf lenses are less of a challenge to design because
you don't have that big mirror box between the lens and the sensor. But the
angle of the light striking the sensor then becomes more of a problem.

Jeffery Smith
New Orleans, LA

-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of B. D.
Sent: Saturday, June 03, 2006 3:04 PM
To: Leica Users Group
Subject: Re: [Leica] Digital M Principle

To use a rangefinder? Of course. Better image quality? Based on what facts?

...... Original Message .......
On Sat, 3 Jun 2006 10:17:09 -0700 Douglas Herr <> wrote:
>On Jun 3, 2006, at 7:29 AM, wrote:
>> ... producing a digital M using anything but a true 24x36mm 
>> revolutionary sensor would be a huge mistake. Why would I switch from 
>> the Nikon D70 to a digital M in that case?
>1) to use a rangefinder instead of an SLR
>2) better image quality
>Doug Herr
>Birdman of Sacramento
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