Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2008/03/22

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Subject: [Leica] Equipment Does Matter
From: red735i at (Frank Filippone)
Date: Sat Mar 22 20:01:19 2008
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Well, when I turned 35, needed glasses, I thought it was all over with
MF..... so I dumped all me Canon stuff for Nikon AF.  In this case, an 8008s

Then I noted that I could focus the lenses better than the camera could.....
and faster..... so I did not use AF very much.....

Now I use my F4 and all MF lenses, and my Leica M^ and my newly acquired old
technology Nikon D1, and I can still focus better than any AF lens + Nikon I

I like MF lenses..... and as long as I can focus them, I will continue to
use them.

Of course, if I was doing pro work, and PJ especially, I would own AF
only...  But I am not.  And buying into all the AF stuff now would break the

Ahhhh, the glory of being an amateur......  4x5, Hasselblad, and Leica.....
all MF.

Frank Filippone

And they do tend to focus better then I do.

Mark William Rabiner

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