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Subject: [Leica] Nathan's PAD 16 May: lens performance
From: luisripoll at (Luis Ripoll)
Date: Sun May 18 11:26:55 2008
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Hola Nathan,

Great, really good!

I agree your oopinion about the high speed lenses

Saludos cordiales

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Enviado el: s?bado, 17 de mayo de 2008 22:28
Para: Picture a Day discussion group
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Asunto: [Leica] Nathan's PAD 16 May: lens performance

Last night, as we often do, we went out for tapas. I took this picture of my

I am posting this to the LUG as well because of our recent discussions about
sensor size, lenses etc. It was taken with the E3, at ISO 800, using the
25mm PanaLeica at f1.4. My attitude to high- speed lenses is that if one
does not use them at maximum aperture, what is the point of buying them?

I think this image is a good illustration of what this lens/camera
combination is capable of. No sharpening was applied, I just imported the
RAW image into Lightroom, adjusted levels and converted to grayscale.


Nathan Wajsman
Alicante, Spain

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