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Re: [OM] IMG: The Old Way

Subject: Re: [OM] IMG: The Old Way
From: Jim Nichols <jhnichols@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 4 May 2017 18:16:25 -0500
Thanks for your comments, Moose. Others have pointed out something similar, and it is true. But, and perhaps AG and I are the only disciples, there is something distinctive about the Kodak CCD sensor that makes its images rise to the top of the pile. My E-1 won't be abandoned any time soon.

Jim Nichols
Tullahoma, TN USA

On 5/4/2017 5:34 PM, Moose wrote:
On 5/3/2017 8:42 AM, Jim Nichols wrote:
Sometimes all advances with cameras and lenses don't really make progress; the old images just look better. After posting an image of this bloom yesterday, I looked at one from a year earlier, and liked it better. So, I took the old Oly E-1 and the older Leica Elmarit-R 60 Macro out this morning and shot the same bloom. To me, the colors just blow me away! It's a shame that the old Kodak CCD sensor couldn't keep up with the demands for higher ISO speeds.

http://www.gallery.leica-users.org/v/OldNick/20170503-P5037074.JPG.html

I'm not going to say there is no difference. Although that might be a good way to get a visit from AG, his mood could be a problem. ;-)

OTOH, there is so much difference in the light that I think it, not the sensor system, accounts for most of the difference you see.

Contrarian Moose


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