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Subject: [Leica] LUG M9 owners ( was [Fwd: Leica Newsletter --05 October2009])
From: sonc.hegr at (Sonny Carter)
Date: Tue, 6 Oct 2009 17:12:45 -0500
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I like to print 11x 14  but then it costs me $110 for a nice mount and
frame.  I still do it so my wife won't go out and buy some cheap prints at
Walmart and hang on the wall.  That's why I bought an M8, so I can print

On Tue, Oct 6, 2009 at 5:04 PM, Mark Rabiner <mark at> 

> > My feelings exactly, after taking 8000 pictures with my M8--I look at
> > the framelines, if they are not wide enough, I put a wider lens on. I
> > think being hung up on a size defined by a historical accident is silly
> THREE people just said this and the reason may be because we really are not
> so results orientated here on the LUG. Our results typically are displayed
> on internet galleries and websites. A few hundred pixels in each direction.
> Printed at 240 dpi that gives you a picture for your business card. Its no
> wonder we don't mind shooting half frame we might as well be shooting
> Minox.
> We could be using  a credit card camera for all anyone would know. And we
> get shown stuff from cameras which sensor sizes similar to that every week.
> Though many of us have an Epson 3800 printer which can print a 17x22 inch
> print. And the specs of our cameras really don't support this.
> On the M9 we get  5212 x 3472 (18 MP)
> If I print at 240 on rag paper I get a x 14.4  x 21.7 print
> A 17x22 would NOT be a stretch.
> The M8 gives  you 3936 x 2630 and from a much smaller image grabbing area.
> For a  10.9 x 16.4 inch prints at 240.
> So that's
> 14.4 x 21.7 x vs.
> 10.9 x 16.4
> And a lot of you guys like to print  glossy  at 300.
> Mark William Rabiner
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