Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2009/06/01

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Subject: [Leica] Intro and question.
From: mingthein at (Thein Onn Ming)
Date: Mon, 1 Jun 2009 20:21:38 +0800
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Just had an idea: if your sharpening is set to low on the camera, the  
images won't appear sharp when reviewed. Try increasing sharpening  
and see if that helps?

On Jun 1, 2009, at 7:58 PM, Doug Herr wrote:

> Richard Man wrote:
>> Um, before you get any equipment, Leica or otherwise, I'd figure  
>> out why you
>> can't get a "really sharp" image. It coul dbe your expectation is  
>> like
>> mega-high, or your camera is out of whack, or...?
> Good advice.  I'd imagine that using Live View for focus would have  
> eliminated mirror box alignment as a source of poor detail.   
> Expectations could be an issue though.  What other digital cameras  
> cameras have you used?  Could be the AA filter ;-)
> Doug Herr
> walk softly and carry a big lens
>> On Sun, May 31, 2009 at 9:09 PM, William D. Tallman  
>> <wtallman at>wrote:
>>> ....
>>> It seems that I can't get a really sharp image.  Using a well  
>>> weighted
>>> tripod, the macro lens at f5.6, MLU, remote release, and shooting a
>>> stationary well detailed target at about 15 feet, manual focusing  
>>> via
>>> Live View at maximum magnification, I could not manage to get a  
>>> sharp
>>> image.  Taking shots and reviewing them the same way shows no  
>>> change.
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Replies: Reply from drodgers at (David Rodgers) ([Leica] Intro and question.)
In reply to: Message from wildlightphoto at (Doug Herr) ([Leica] Intro and question.)