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Subject: [Leica] IMG: Rotorua B&W vs Colour + big thanks to Leica serviceGermany!
From: foto at (Marc Dufour)
Date: Sat, 9 May 2009 21:52:30 +0200
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B&W works well here, and transmits the strange and beautiful atmospheric 
But IMHO the colour palette is so rich, it would a pity to not try to catch 
I couldn't save me running here and there, looking for so spectacular 
textures !

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jeff Williams" <jeffwill_nz en>
To: <lug en>
Sent: Saturday, May 09, 2009 3:10 PM
Subject: [Leica] IMG: Rotorua B&W vs Colour + big thanks to Leica 

> Hello LUG,
> Sorry I have been so quiet lately, too much work etc etc. Trying to get 
> get back some balance!
> A couple of months ago the minilux showed the E02 error. I seen this 
> famous shutter error three times now, the first two times Leica fixed it 
> for a fee. The third time I thought I'd email them and ask if it was worth 
> fixing as they had already fixed it twice before. I got a very nice mail 
> back from Leica service in Germany apologising for the third  occurance of 
> the E02 error and inviting me to send it to them for a free repair which I 
> promptly did.
> Back it came three weeks later in time for my holiday to NZ, so I decided 
> I'd take film instead of digital and give the Minilux a bit of work (to 
> test the new shutter of course!). The black and whites were taken with the 
> minilux at Rotorua which is a thermal region full of steam and boiling 
> mud. The colour shots were taken with an old canon T70 with a 28mm FD as 
> it had been a few years since I had put a film through this camera and 
> thought some exercise would do it good. I ended up liking both the colour 
> and B&W shots, each giving a different feel for the same region. All 
> scanned on a Coolscan V.
> Comments and critiques welcome.
> Regards
> jeff le kiwi
> Paris
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