Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2006/10/29

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Subject: [Leica] Epson RD 1 vs M8
From: rangefinder at (Didier Ludwig)
Date: Sun Oct 29 23:22:55 2006
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that proves i have really never handled the m8 - a 1/8000 is great!

>Dear Didier,
>Not really - don't forget that the M8 goes to 1/8000 / sec which  
>means you can shoot wide open sooner with a higher shutter speed.
>Howard (in HK)

>>Havent't handled the M8 so far, but I guess QC is way better. Crop  
>>factor is a bit less biting though I'm getting used to it.  
>>Baselength is significantly better, but lowest ISO is deceiving  
>>with 160 only. Damn, Leica is famous for it's fast lenses and then  
>>they offer a new camera which forces you to run into candlelighted  
>>basement rooms if you want to shoot your expensive f1.4 glasses  
>>wide open! Or it forces you to use NF filters which is silly.

In reply to: Message from cummer at (Howard Cummer) ([Leica] Epson RD 1 vs M8)