Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2007/06/10

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Subject: [Leica] Leica M6/Tri-X vs Ricoh GR-D and Leica D-Lux 3
From: crbirchenhall at (Christopher Birchenhall)
Date: Sun Jun 10 00:05:34 2007
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Wonderful and inspiring show. Love that dark mood,

Many thanks, Chris B

On 09/06/07, <> wrote:
> The grain factor is the reason that I've stuck to small-sensor
> cameras (the Ricoh GR-D and Leica D-Lux 3) rather than getting an M8,
> with which I would have to shoot at ISO1250 or 2500 to get a grain
> effect -- I don't like to put in grain artificially because, although
> I do a lot of post-processing, I like to work more "directly" with
> regard to grain.
> At the url below you can see a "slideshow" of 112 B&W pictures, my
> "Bangkok Series", of which 48 were taken with the Leica M6 (mainly
> with Tri-X, HP5 and some Fuji 1600) and the rest with mainly with the
> GR-D, and some with the Leica D-Lux 3. Granted that they're only
> small jpegs, but I think they nevetheless show the qulaity of B&W
> that you can get with small-sensor digital cameras:
> Incidentally, this series is in four "chapters", but without any
> chapter titles.
> ?Mitch/Bangkok
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