Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2010/11/06

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Subject: [Leica] Comparison M9, R9
From: mark at (Mark Rabiner)
Date: Sat, 06 Nov 2010 22:31:06 -0400

At f 11 or f 8 at iso 100 or 160 the difference in format is minimized
certainly at these magnifications.

Mark William Rabiner
mark at

> From: Jeff Moore <jbm at>
> Reply-To: Leica Users Group <lug at>
> Date: Sat, 6 Nov 2010 19:36:45 -0400
> To: Leica Users Group <lug at>
> Subject: Re: [Leica] Comparison M9, R9
> 2010-11-06-19:06:03 Tina Manley:
>> Here are two shots from today.  One with the M9 and 90 Summicron:
>> and one with the R9, DMR, and 80 Summilux:
> Interesting.  The M9/90 picture looks crispier, for what that's worth,
> but these photos are hard to compare - the M9 picture has harder, more
> direct light while the R picture is more cloud-diffused;  the white
> balances seem different;  it's possible that custom DNG profiles would
> help, if you haven't already done those;  blah, blah, blah.
> For reasons which probably have nothing to do with the equipment used,
> I think I like the R one a bit better.  It seems like raw material
> from which a photo I'd like could be cropped.
>  -Jeff
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