Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2016/09/22

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Le 22 sept. 2016 ? 22:31, Frank Filippone <red735i at> a ?crit :

> You are most likely right, but there are (at least) 2 important questions 
> to ask.... can I justify/afford a completely new system to achieve better 
> technical results (an expense of $35+++k). And does my personal style and 
> output NEED these better results
> In my case, and, of course, YMMV, the much considered answer is no.
> I use a Hasselblad 500c with various lenses, and a Leaf Aptus 65 back....  
> the MFDB dates from about 2006. The resultant setup is still more precise 
> than I need.
> Frank Filippone Red735i at
> On Thursday, September 22, 2016, John McMaster <john at> wrote:
> I am afraid to say that Hasselblad V lenses show their limitations on an 
> S, native lenses are far better....
> john
> -----Original Message-----
> A really nice nteresting visual comparison shows the 2 cameras to be quite 
> similar in styling, when viewed head-on.
> Placement of user buttons is almost identical. More interesting is that 
> the SL is actually larger than the GFX, but has the smaller sensor.
> If I were in the MF market, the Leica S family might be higher on my short 
> list. Hard to beat Leica glass....
> Hassy V glass is pretty good too! (And I own it....)
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