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I'm a nit-picker. Why was ISO 640 really 800? Has Leica fudged their ratings? Herb >I just went to a wedding reception. The bride is the daughter of >close friends. I've known her for over 20 years, since she was 9 >years old. She asked me to bring my camera, so the M8 came along. >They had also hired a pro photographer, who brought some truly heavy >artillery: A D700 with Sigma 24-70 f/2.8 zoom. I took several >lenses, but ended up only using my 35 'Lux ASPH v.1. So she had 5 >pounds (2.25 kg). around her neck, I had about 2 pounds (950 g). > >As it got dark, I was shooting at ISO 640 (really 800) at f/1.4, >going down to 1/15 to 1/10 second. The pro was shooting at 3200 at >f/2.8. So really we were about even, except that she had more DOF. >Eventually we both had to violate our religious principles and use >flash. I'm really interested to see the differences in our pictures. > >Photos to follow. > >--Peter > >_______________________________________________ >Leica Users Group. >See http://leica-users.org/mailman/listinfo/lug for more information -- Herbert Kanner kanner at acm.org 650-326-8204 Do not meddle in the affairs of cats, for they are subtle and will pee on your computer!