If you are looking for the Leica Lens Compendium () or the Leica Compendium ( print edition and digital edition) by Erwin Puts, please wisit his. Leica Chronicle: evolution of Leica cameras and lenses, Erwin Puts, Leica Lens Compendium (without illustrations), Erwin Puts, I have read much of what Erwin Puts has written about lenses, and it is While the first was very much a history of Leica and a compendium of.

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The core of comoendium X-series is the APS-C sensor and it may be interesting to see which format will eventually become the best choice. With luck portraits took on the “dreamy” look that the lens is famous for. Brain studies show that this is self-delusion. One may question the ultimate validity of this approach, but the basic fact is that it has become quite difficult to find significant differences in performance between products.

The color rendition when shooting the Macbeth Color Checker is by far the most accurate I have seen from any camera with a 35mm or smaller sensor I did not compare it to medium-for- mat backs. Witness the significant price drops of a product at the end of its commercial lifecycle. In the days of silver halide capture and chemical processing the technique was rather simple, but the mastering lebs the details of this technique was not. The body dimensions were critical too: Kyocera Sub-manufacturer of lenses.

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The M7 was used with the integrated exposure meter, but the M3 was accompanied by the famous Gossen Mastersix to et as close as possible to the original thrill of photography. When I find something that is unexpected, not according to specifications or outside what the state-of-the-art would define, I first try to find a comparable product to see if the phenomenon occurs there too.

The drive of the industry to produce successor models for every camera may we include smart phones? There is a big question-mark around the R-range as a high-end camera as it certainly showed mechanical quality, but the engineering was a bit contrived to say the least.

The mirrorless species is in fierce competition with the mirror species and more and more smart-phone functions are incorporated into the camera body. Elcan-R is also the name of s series of lenses made in the ies and early ies, as the U. Leicw 6-bit coding for Leica M lenses. He was also very leoca about reporting defects or anomalous findings.

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He was very reluctant to provide the basic laboratory results on which his reviews were based, because he was aware that to make public the bare quantitative results could be fully misinterpreted without the proper background. The fickle character of this age implies that individuals loose their sense of orientation. Later that year the 50mm f3. It erwih too many characteristics with the Sony Alpha mirrorless cameras.

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Porsche has stayed close to lecia original concept and created a growth path by diversifications. Leica tried to break out of the mono-culture of the coupled rangefinder camera, first with the R-series and later with a range of compact cameras and compact digital cameras, based on a cooperation with several companies. Leica product management should reflect on the basic values of the Leica camera. Leica Lens Serial Number vs.

The main point however is not the fact that one can generate secondary reflections always possiblebut how the lens behaves under these extreme conditions. In the Netherlands there is a new initiative that encourages young photographers to take pictures of the old master photographers, made with the old cameras of those masters themselves.

Paul Wolff of Leica fame wrote a book to promote the small format against the large format negative size.

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There are still many users of cameras who boast that they took more than a thousand pictures per day, accumulating The new Leica X type code Currently the Leica products S, M, X excel in simplicity, high performance, quality engineering and compact size the S system is still compact relative to the competition.

Monochrom files processed with Nik Silver Efex-2 with all versions or with the indigenous filters of the LR4 program, or with the very interesting method provided by the DxO Filmpack 3 OR you use the MP or M7 with Ilford films processed with newly formulated chemicals and the Zone options of the Heiland Splitgrade controller.

When the Nikon F5 was announced at one of such meetings, one person dared to ask when the F6 would arrive! Shots against the light are generally more effective than with the light behind you. APO stands for “apochromatically corrected” lenses.


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The exhibition shows that the role of the Leica has been taken over or more accurately is compebdium the verge of being taken over by the smartphone. The bestseller by Kahneman about the slow and fast systems of decision-making does clearly show that human beings may believe that they are acting rational, but the chance that this is the case is rather low. The company is more famous for its lenses than for the bodies, but the tight integration of body and lens ensures best performance.

The “3” in M3 was chosen because of the three bright line finders for the 50, 90 and mm lenses. Practically, the lens performs “better” up to interpretation due to increased correction of the image, in a package not significantly bigger than the spherical version.

There is something I feel that I must add here.

You will find there the famous Huygens clock, the van Leeuwenhoek microscope and a 15th century astrolabe known from the Startrek series. Leica M8, Leica M8. The Elmar was the first lens, designed by Pits for the Leitz rangefinder camera and was a good companion to the M3, because of its compact size and good performance.

And here we see the other side of the coin.

They could not envision situations were more speed was required. Film emulsions could erwn assessed on the grain pattern, the true speed values and the shape of the characteristic curve. He burst into a scene, shot a handful of pictures and ran away, leaving the photographed persons with a big question mark: We buy because we want to buy and what we buy is governed by emotion and hidden persuasions in no way related to rational thought. Erin the days of film emulsions Ilford once produced a true ISO film, but had to withdraw this one because of limited interest.