Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2010/10/25

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Subject: [Leica] D700
From: mark at (Mark Rabiner)
Date: Mon, 25 Oct 2010 06:51:03 -0400

I'm not talking "common" I'm talking standard of the industry, Frank its
became we are talking about serious gear when we are talking about gear
which cost many thousands of dollars; not cropped format gear people buy to
shoot the unwrapping of holiday presents in December.

Mark William Rabiner
mark at

> From: Frank Dernie <Frank.Dernie at>
> Reply-To: Leica Users Group <lug at>
> Date: Mon, 25 Oct 2010 08:01:59 +0100
> To: Leica Users Group <lug at>
> Subject: Re: [Leica] D700
> Hey Mark, by far the most popular pro Canon body, the EOS1D has a 1.3 crop,
> same as M8 and DMR. When I am out and about they are 10 to 20x more common
> than the full frame Canon EOS 1Ds.
> FD
> PS this is a Leica list. People on this list have seen Leica images, once 
> you
> have the "OK quality" is just not as good a lot of the time.
> Most pros have never seen a Leica nowadays, let alone evaluated one.
> On 25 Oct, 2010, at 05:06, Mark Rabiner wrote:
>> And the even more tens of thousands of
>> top pros who use Canons seem ok with the quality they're getting instead 
>> of
>> a cropped camera made 5.5 years ago for 2000 people.
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