Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2010/08/01

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Subject: [Leica] IMG: My Leica is better than your cell phone
From: wildlightphoto at (Doug Herr)
Date: Sun, 1 Aug 2010 18:21:33 -0400 (EDT)

Peter Klein wrote:

>A friend took some photos of me with his cellphone at a party I was 
>shooting with my M8. The light was a combination of tungsten and 
>cloudy-dull window light.
>And I shot him as he shot me.
>Sorry, folks, no contest.
>Size does matter, up to a point, that point being determined by the size 
>you want to print and display, the amount of light available, and 
>whether all you care about is recognizable photos of your friends, or 
>something more.

Ansel Adams wasn't omniscient, but w.r.t. things photographic especially 
technical quality he had a lot of wisdom.  When asked what the best camera 
is, his response was "The biggest one you're willing to carry".

Doug Herr
Birdman of Sacramento

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