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  • jto555 replied to the topic wide angle in the forum S Lenses 6 years, 4 months ago

    spoons;4673 wrote: Proof that no matter what you lens you have, it’s never quite wide enough….

    So true. But we don’t always have the luxury of been able to knock the wall out of the way. 😮

  • jto555 replied to the topic Leica S DNG samples? in the forum Leica S 6 years, 8 months ago

    Josh Lehrer;4282 wrote: I pulled together a few DNG sample files from the Leica S. Nothing award winning but it gives you an idea of what the camera is capable of. All the files have been edited in Lightroom using my basic S presets, and then exported as DNG files.

    Leica S (typ 006) Sample DNG Files

    Feel free to use the files for…

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  • jto555 replied to the topic Leica M Monochrom in the forum M Monochrom 7 years, 6 months ago

    stephan;2275 wrote: I don’t think they spent a lot of money to implement this b/w sensor. The changes to the sensor itself is minimal (just replace the bayerpattern) and some programming and there you go. Probably they spent more on marketing than in the technical improvement. it is probably the last kick of the M9-line before comming out with a…

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  • jto555 replied to the topic Leica M Monochrom in the forum M Monochrom 7 years, 6 months ago

    Atanabe;2263 wrote: jto555,
    The M9M will being a monochrome capture will not have the color matrix filters and not be able to do the Photoshopping that you have mentioned. You will have to think in B&W and marry the subject to the capture medium. It is a learned discipline – to think in B&W.

    -Al

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  • jto555 replied to the topic Leica M Monochrom in the forum M Monochrom 7 years, 6 months ago

    Josh Lehrer;2238 wrote: From what I understand there are no supply issues with Leica M9 sensors. The cameras are still available brand new and we can always order more from Leica when needed.

    Leica is all about unique products that are peerless, and I think the new Leica M Monochrom fits that perfectly. Of course they understand it won’t be…

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  • jto555 replied to the topic Leica M Monochrom in the forum M Monochrom 7 years, 6 months ago

    Brian;2241 wrote: The resale value of the M9-M will be higher than standard a standard M9 or any other color camera. The resale value of the DCS760m was far higher than the DCS760, about a factor of 4. Monochrome cameras are, and continue to be low-production items that serve a very dedicated user base. Once you shoot with a dedicated monochrome…

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  • jto555 replied to the topic Leica M Monochrom in the forum M Monochrom 7 years, 6 months ago

    I am sorry, but what a waste of time! An M9M that costs more than an M9 but I bet will have a lower resale value in a years time.

    I am guessing here but if Leica is having supply issues with the M9 sensor maybe the M10 was supposed to be launched on M(ay)10th but there is also a supply issue there too.