Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2013/12/09

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Subject: [Leica] B&W visualization
From: john at (John McMaster)
Date: Mon, 9 Dec 2013 20:29:53 +0000
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So what makes you choose your subjects for the Texan Leica?


You guys are way too intellectual. I look at the picture in LR. I click on 
the B&W. If it looks better than color, I go with that. Otherwise not. Or if 
there are ugly color casts that I cannot easily get rid of, then B&W.


Nathan Wajsman
Alicante, Spain

On Dec 9, 2013, at 4:34 PM, lrzeitlin at wrote:

> I was just curious.  I know there are a lot of people who
> convert their shots to B&W, and was wondering if they could actually
> visualize the world in B&W literally using an EVF.
> Aram
> - - -
> Old time cinematographers viewed a scene through a deep purple filter to 
> wash out the color and see what it would look like in B&W. One was even 
> incorporated in the viewfinder of the early Robot cameras. If you want to 
> find one simply go to the oldest photo store in town and ask the oldest 
> clerk if her has one in the junk box. I'm sure any deep colored camera 
> filter will give much the same effect.
> Larry Z

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