Leica Basics: In Need of Some Leica Education

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  1. Ko.Fe.

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    Where is no charts to compare lens rendering and character. You are capable of seeing it or you do resolution charts.
    And I wouldn't take Canon P for free. Don't need more knock-offs. I have FED-2 already. :smile:
     
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    The Japanese rangefinders are much more refined that the Russian ones. I've had a FED and currently have a Canon L2 as well as a Nicca (Barnack clone), and aside from the fact that they are all rangefinders and use 35mm film, there is nothing comparable Japanese cameras and the FED.
     
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    Canon rangefinders are not as ugly as Zorki-4, but they have no appeal. Just boring tools to get boring pictures where only sharpness is important for the owner. FED-2 is sexy. And J-3 has soul, which Japanese optics has none.
     
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    Tip 5 was something I had never considered, but how true if you use digital.
     
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