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Subject: [Leica] Re:DSLR question OT
From: leicachris at (Christopher Williams)
Date: Sat Apr 8 20:13:50 2006
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If my clients order 11x14's of images shot at 800iso, I consider them
usable. Your are also comparing a very small company to a large company as
far as product availability, what's the point there?

Personally if the digital M turns out to be an excellent camera, both N and
C can kiss my.........


----- Original Message -----
From: "Neal Friedenthal"
Subject: [Leica] Re:DSLR question OT

> Chris & Jayanand,
> I am not repeating the opinions of "some internet Guru" , but am going by
side by side tests that I have done with both cameras.  What you consider a
usable image and what I consider a usable image
> are apparently two different things.  I wanted the Nikon to compare
favorably with the Canon, simply because I don't like Canon's dominance in
the DSLR market and up to 400 iso I find the two
> comparable however above that speed in my opinion the Nikon falls short.
Product loyalty is fine and I hope that Nikon comes up with a body that
matches or surpasses the Canon product, but thus
> far
> I haven't seen it.  I have high hopes for the D200 but so far we haven't
had one in the store long enough to give one a fair test, ( we are getting
very few of them, one at a time,  and they don't stay
> around very long).  I gave my advice on personal experience, not on here
say. If you don't agree with me that's OK, but I stand by my assessment and
until I see something to change that opinion my
> recommendation stands.  You can take it or leave it, but that's the way I
see it.
> Neal F

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