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: len-1 at (Leonard Taupier)
Date: Sun Jun 10 16:33:38 2007
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This is a wonderful series of photos. Very interesting subjects.

For my taste a few of the photos are too high in contrast and a few  
too dark. It may have been your intention to make them that way. To  
present a certain mood. In any case congrats on a nice set.


On Jun 8, 2007, at 9:43 PM, 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_______________________________________________
> Leica Users Group.
> See for more information

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