Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2010/10/05

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Subject: [Leica] Shot with our own cameras [from Steve Barbour (photo Judith Westoby)]
From: hopsternew at (Geoff Hopkinson)
Date: Wed, 6 Oct 2010 07:19:17 +1000
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Always keep something in front of your face in these circumstances. It's
worse if they have put their Nocti on your camera AND they can focus it.


On 6 October 2010 05:31, Jeff Moore <jbm at> wrote:

> 2010-10-05-11:49:15 Steve Barbour:
> > this is what happens when you hand your camera to someone (for an
> instant)....
> >
> >
> Nice!  You're clearly a man of powerful thirsts.
> Here I am, looking a little like Frankenstein's monster surounded by
> torch-wielding villagers, as my own camera was turned on me recently:
> I think this picture also captures some of the characteristic
> strengths and weaknesses of the micro-four-thirds cameras in dimmish
> light, as it's one of those Cathy had in her hand to take this.
> There's a kind of chalky/mealy quality to cartain pictures coming from
> that sensor which I don't see in pictures from the M9 or a big Canon.
> Maybe if were cleverer I'd know how to process it out somehow, unless
> it's mostly a pure limitation in dynamic range.  It's not a terrible
> look, it has its appeal sometimes, but it seems characteristic.
> Anyway, I bet we all have examples of getting fixed in the sights of
> our own instruments, some even pretty successful....
>  -Jeff
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