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Subject: [Leica] Lifeview and wide angle sharpness
From: simon.apekop at (simon jessurun)
Date: Sat May 17 02:14:17 2008
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Thanks for showing your fotos.
So far I only shot my suitcase with barcoded luggage tags late last night at
high ISO.
You gave me a good excuse to stop studying for the next hour.
Will take some pics for you.
Also I like the grid lines in live view for interior shots.

JES from rainy AMS

On Sat, May 17, 2008 at 10:27 AM, Philippe AMARD <>

> Hi Simon,
> Liveview can be swell under unexpected conditions - I don't know if your
> camera provides that feature , but with mine, LV allows to double the focal
> length if you choose not to shoot RAW, and use medium quality. Don't ask me
> about the technical details, which I totally ignore. But here's the result
> of some experiments, shot hand held with a consumer oly lens.
> <>
> I've also been extremely pleased when using the macro elmarit and LV.
> <>
> I'd be curious to see some comparative shots of your experiments too.
> Live from greyish Metz this morning
> phx
> simon jessurun wrote:
>   Last night i played with life view.
>> The cameras documentation mentiones that it is best suited for use with a
>> tripod.
>> Gave it a try handheld with some suport for my self(leaning against a wall
>> sitting on the floor etc.)
>> and to my suprise found that it produces much sharper pics then using
>> autofocus or manual focus while looking thru the viewfinder.
>> best,simon jessurun,amsterdam
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