Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2014/09/19

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Subject: [Leica] Alternative to the Monochrom
From: tmanley at (Tina Manley)
Date: Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:30:12 -0400
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I see a huge difference in the files from my Monochrom and the color files
from the M240 converted to B&W.


On Fri, Sep 19, 2014 at 10:25 AM, George Lottermoser <
george.imagist at> wrote:

> The Fuji cameras obviously deliver beautiful digital files; at an
> extremely affordable price when compared to the Leicas which they emulate.
> And essentially this article says, "here's a nice camera, that looks almost
> just like a leica, which can turn it's RGB files into Grayscale files (just
> like every other digital camera available).
> Of course the same points could be made for my M8, and M; or the M9, M-E;
> or if you let go of the range finder ? any mirror-less camera on the 
> market.
> a note off the iPad, George
> On Sep 19, 2014, at 6:54 AM, Douglas Nygren via LUG <lug at 
> wrote:
> > Attached is a link to an article describing using the Fuji X100s to do
> black and white photograph.
> >
> > Given the high cost of the Monochrom, this may be a good alternative.
> X100S is a camera Leica should have made, but didn't.
> >
> > I look forward to reading your comments.
> > Doug
> >
> > The Fuji Monochrom By James Conley
> >
> >
> >
> > The Fuji Monochrom By James Conley
> > The Fuji Monochrom By James Conley A major impediment most new
> photographers face is that color is the default mode of expression. Not
> only are we inundated by ...
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Tina Manley

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