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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Now only the Starlite-2 has a separate function for Zone measurements. The most remarkable transformation that has occurred with the acceptance of the digital workflow is the role and position of the photographer. With luck portraits took on the “dreamy” look that the lens is famous for. If you publish something on the forum you open it for comments, otherwise if you don’t like comendium that differ from yours, keep it for yourself.

If you are looking for the Leica Lens Compendium or the Leica Compendium print edition and digital edition by Erwin Putsplease wisit comoendium website for more info, compenfium try search eBay for his books usually sold out from the publisher rather fast, so they become collectors items.

This was the time that a camera could be compared to a high-precision watch and was seen as a precision-engineered mechanical marvel.

The iPod was one and the iPhone was another one because both these products changed the behavior of the consumers and as a consequence the structure and the future of the markets. The Leica product range is currently composed of a range of products that cater ersin every taste and at the same time are in competition with each wrwin. Is this a problem? Viewfinder a device on a camera showing the field of view of the lens.


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Posted September 12, The lenses are available in black anodized versions and in new silver chrome finish that is reminiscent of the classical Elmarit lenses of the s and s. The results are more or less unpredictable.

M as in “M3”, “M6”, “M7” etc. Nothing as capricious as compwndium human mind and the bandwagon effect. That is the construction definition based on simple lens systems where a mm lens would be mm long and a 50mm lens would be 50mm long. Remember the apocryphal remark from the Rolls-Royce factory: The classical optical rangefinder technology has been copied from the Leica M9 Titanium with the LED illumination of the finder frames, but now selectable between white and red.

Basically many of our actions and decisions are related to the impact that these deeds have for the stimulation of the pleasure centre of our brain.

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The CEO of Leica may remark in an interview knowing that this is a public discourse with attendants who are eager to read his lips that Leica has several new products in the planning it would be a shame if they had not! Also with a limited edition Hermes Camera Bag. Leitz Wetzlar Mikro-Summar 42mm f4. Please register or sign in to view the hidden content. Here is my article and test photos of the Thambar. The prescription is a novel one for Leica, but there is a relation with the Apo-Summicron-M 1: There is no logic behind these wishes other that fallible thinking see Kahneman.

The color rendition when shooting the Macbeth Color Checker is by far the most putz I have seen from any camera with a 35mm or smaller sensor I did not compare it to medium-for- mat backs. Leica users are passionate and incredibly demanding, so these kinds cokpendium mistakes are simply not tolerated by their customer base.


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This economic model of constant growing through new products and the parallel ideas of continually adding features and gadgets to increase demand is not sustainable. In fact we only have one single pleasure centre in the brain. I have the latest version of the Compendium and wasn’t aware of any other books The lens has been rumored to be slightly radioactive due to the process of producing the glass. Almost every manufacturer nowadays does it and it simply is the consequence of a marriage between software and hardware.

Personal fights are not allowed on this forum. But the new generation of Leica digital cameras is leiva on so-called dynamic progress. And nobody asked you to promote Puts book! At least his English is far better than the supposedly professional translations we see in LFI.

Despite a heavy price tag, all three editions sold out quickly. The explanation is simple: Leica C lenses for cine cameras. In addition there happened to be an exhibition of pictures made by Ed van der Elsken of the Philips Natlab at the end of the s.

In Leica-speak this feature is called “focus peaking”. Later that year the 50mm f3. Leica Lens Compendium The Lenses – It shares too many characteristics with the Sony Alpha mirrorless cameras.

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