• Bobby Lee replied to the topic Right Angle Finder in the forum S2 8 years, 3 months ago

    Hi Stuart,

    I think the most important of all is feedback from end users. No matter how small the number, a product can only improve and survive in the market through these practical feedback.
    This is one of the reasons why I join this forum instead of the local ones in Hong Kong. There are too many Asian Leica owners bought their pieces…[Read more]

  • Bobby Lee replied to the topic Right Angle Finder in the forum S2 8 years, 3 months ago

    Hi,
    I am new to this forum. During my last visit to Paris to attend the Leica Magnum Day, I have a chance to interview Mr.Stephan Schulz, one of the engineers who design the S2.
    I hava asked the same question about the right angle view finder. The answer was a firm no! Leica developed the S2 as a small system target for a small group of…[Read more]

  • Bobby Lee replied to the topic S2 CCD Dynamic Range in the forum S2 8 years, 3 months ago

    Hi David,
    I have ran another test. All with the same DNG files, one normal exposure as an incident meter reading, one three stops under exposed and one three stops over exposed. The difference is I converted these DNG file in Camera Raw (pls see screen shot) into 8 bit. First without any adjustment; Recovery = 0, Fill light = 0, Black = 0,…[Read more]

  • Bobby Lee replied to the topic S2 CCD Dynamic Range in the forum S2 8 years, 3 months ago

    Hi David,

    Thanks for the info. The problem I encountered is the software from Sekonic. As you may find a demo video on YouTube, it only read jpeg files. I have tried full resolution tiff with no adjustment but the software generated un-usable curves. What I will do tomorrow when I am back to the studio is to down size the tiff and see if…[Read more]

  • Bobby Lee replied to the topic S2 CCD Dynamic Range in the forum S2 8 years, 3 months ago

  • Bobby Lee replied to the topic S2 CCD Dynamic Range in the forum S2 8 years, 3 months ago

    Hi all,

    I have used the Data Transfer Software from Sekonic and the Exposure Profile Target II Grey Chart to measure the S2’s exposure dynamic range at both ISO 160 and 320 using Broncolor studio flashes.
    Attached is the result. The image files for the measuring software are in jpeg format so the actual dynamic range when shooting in Raw…[Read more]

  • Bobby Lee replied to the topic S2 CCD dynamic range in the forum S Lenses 8 years, 3 months ago

    Sorry I think I have posted the thread in to the wrong topic! Should be S2 not S2 lenses. I will post it again.