Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2008/12/11

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Subject: [Leica] I got a new camera yesterday...
From: imagist3 at (Lottermoser George)
Date: Thu Dec 11 14:25:44 2008
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I've virtually never
sharpened an M8 or DMR

Fond regards,

On Dec 11, 2008, at 4:22 PM, Steve Unsworth wrote:

> I've stopped bothering to sharpen M8 images for web use. I find  
> they look
> more natural that way. Dare I say more film like? Of course there are
> exceptions where the original image is a bit on the soft side.
> Steve
> On 11/12/08 22:07, "Nathan Wajsman" <> wrote:
>> Thanks for looking, George. The posted images of course have had some
>> sharpening applied to them, but when I look at the DNG files from the
>> M8 in LR, before I do anything to them, they already have more detail
>> than the E3 files that have already been treated. Let me put it this
>> way: any softness in an M8 image is due to operator error (and  
>> yes, of
>> course I had a few of those today); while softness in my E3 or
>> (earlier) Canon images was just as often due to the inherent
>> characteristics of the AF.
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