Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2008/12/17

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Subject: [Leica] Focusing screens
From: photo.forrest at (Philip F)
Date: Wed Dec 17 14:27:51 2008

That is EXACTLY what I want.
Phil Forrest

-----Original Message-----
>From: Alan Magayne-Roshak <>
>Sent: Dec 17, 2008 3:34 PM
>To: lug <>
>Subject: RE: [Leica] Focusing screens
>On Wed, 17 Dec 2008  "David Rodgers" <>wrote:
>Subject: RE: [Leica] Focusing screens
>>The only DSLR that had a real viewfinder was the Contax N1. It was way
>>ahead of its time. The viewfinder rivaled the SL. Sadly the sensor was
>>already outdated when it hit the market. 
>I never even liked the AF in the film EOS cameras much.  For digital SLR 
>use, I kind of wish there 
>was a Nikon "F2D" or "F3D" with a sensor in place of the film, and 
>everything else the same, even 
>manual shutter cocking, just to get the clear and bright viewfinder.  In a 
>lot of the work I do, AF is 
>more of a pain than a help.
>Alan Magayne-Roshak, Senior Photographer
>UPAA POY 1978
>University Information Technology Services
>University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
>Leica Users Group.
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