Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2007/12/13

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Subject: [Leica] Consensus (? on LUG) on IR filters on M8
From: phamard at (Philippe Amard)
Date: Thu Dec 13 03:45:12 2007
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Don't you get bothered about IR - use it for your advantage.
We've seen so many wonderful pictures here taken with that camera, and 
nobody complains about IR any longer apparently.

Here are a couple of joke shots about IR:

Hope you won't feel offended and can post M8 shot shortly.
Bien amicalement

Vick Ko wrote:

>So, is there consensus on using IR filters on the M8, on lenses without
>I've searched the archives a bit, and get the perception:
>*      using the filter does degrade the image slightly
>*      it does work, but the magenta flaw happens only under pretty severe
>conditions anyway
>*      for the majority of photo conditions, the filter isn't necessary
>I've been tempted with an M8, from a very reliable source and very tempting
>Leica Users Group.
>See for more information

Replies: Reply from ricc at (Ric Carter) ([Leica] Consensus (? on LUG) on IR filters on M8)
Reply from kididdoc at (Steve Barbour) ([Leica] Consensus (? on LUG) on IR filters on M8)
In reply to: Message from vick.ko at (Vick Ko) ([Leica] Consensus (? on LUG) on IR filters on M8)