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Subject: [Leica] Another shot across the S2 Bow... H4D-31
From: philippe.amard at (philippe.amard)
Date: Wed, 11 May 2011 22:57:47 +0200
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I read the same and have started saving


Le 11 mai 11 ? 22:39, Doug Herr a ?crit :

> Frank Filippone wrote:
>> Doug.. assuming you had more  patience than I, what 2 different  
>> tasks did
>> you ascertain from the comments?  I sort of get the feeling that  
>> there is a
>> portrait combo and a walk around the town combo...  but even after  
>> reading
>> (?)  5 pages out of 13, I can not figure out which is better for  
>> what....
>> I don't know why anyone would compare images in 2 shots, done with 2
>> different scenes, from JPG files, of size 600x9000 pixels, from  
>> different
>> users.  I won't mention different lenses...of different focal  
>> lengths....
> The GetDPI thread isn't about technical comparisons.  The S2 and the  
> H4D-31 can both make photos with excellent technical quality.  The  
> thread is about context: long hikes in the mountains, rugby or  
> rafting action, getting drenched in a rain/snow storm, etc.  It's  
> also about how the users feel about the camera, stuff thats not easy  
> to put in a graph or a table of numbers.
> One thing I'm reading from that thread is that it's a camera that  
> people enjoy using, the one they're more likely (vs. a cube camera)  
> to have with them when out walking.  Can't quantify that.
> Doug Herr
> Birdman of Sacramento
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