Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2020/06/06

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Subject: [Leica] I'm a Leica owner again
From: papatorry46 at (Wayne Torry)
Date: Sat, 6 Jun 2020 14:09:20 -0400
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Forgive me for I am old.
What is a Q2?
Did Y?all redo the kitchen in the van?
Mark your calendar! After a mild winter, the flowers on the Parkway in the
vicinity of Milepost 240, + or- were gorgeous. We?re still only 5 miles
from the Parkway in NW North Carolina. Where it?s tobacco planting time.

On Sat, Jun 6, 2020 at 1:55 PM Aram Langhans via LUG <lug at>

> My wife got me an early birthday present, a nice spanking new Q2.  Wow.
> Even the box it comes in is a work of art with drawers and magnetic flaps
> and everything packed in cloth bags.  Amazing.  So, my first photo was of
> her.
> Funny thing though.  The photo looks nice and color balanced on my monitor
> in LR, but when I export the jpeg, it looks like the above, very warm and
> dark for some reason.  I have notice the darker jpegs before, but never
> the
> drastic color shift.
> So, here it is in B&W.  No color shift here:
> I know the focus is wrong.  Missed the face.  For some reason I cannot get
> the face recognition to work.  I will have to research that a bit.
> And technically, I still do own an R8, but it has seen two rolls of film
> through it in the last 10 years.  I hope to do better with the R8.
> Aram
> Aram Langhans
> (Semi) Retired Science Teacher
> & Unemployed photographer
> ?The Human Genome Project has proved Darwin more right than Darwin himself
> would ever have dared dream.? James D. Watson
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