Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2011/05/10

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Subject: [Leica] PESO: WAS Cambridge Senate house, now BW
From: philippe.amard at (philippe.amard)
Date: Tue, 10 May 2011 21:40:25 +0200
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Le 10 mai 11 ? 20:41, Micah McCoy a ?crit :

> Very nice. I want M8 someday. I don't how I'd do having the ability to
> choose black and white after fact. I think I'd struggle with the  
> decision
> most of the time and second guess my choice.

Colour is natural to the human eye, BW is only when you have colour  
issues, or want to stress lines or highlight a specific feature IMHO
that's why it works well for street photography, the environment  
doesn't matter much, only the subject does.
Philippe, running for cover now ... not this ear again Ted, please try  
the other one this time, please ;-)
Neat shot BTW

> On Mon, May 9, 2011 at 3:16 PM, Simon Ogilvie  
> <simon.ogilvie at>wrote:
>> Still enjoying my new (to me) M8 :)   This one was a quick grab shot
>> out of the top window of a shop in central Cambridge (UK) with my 35
>> Summicron.  The original shot is in colour, but it works better in my
>> opinion converted to B&W.
>> Simon.
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Replies: Reply from ricc at (Ric Carter) ([Leica] PESO: WAS Cambridge Senate house, now BW)
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