The Best M by Far

Started Dec 29, 2013 | User reviews thread
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Re: The Best M by Far

Skipper494 wrote:

No doubt that the craftsmanship is very rewarding, but 'fiddling with the AF'? ................. but I hardly need to adjust anything these days.

In my view this is an absolutely valid point of view, and clearly the majority opinion.  It certainly makes life simpler and is arguably the most practical solution.

For my own use however, "fiddling" with the different controls and adjusting stuff is largely the reason for my owning the silly thing to begin with.    I rather enjoy the increased involvement required and find that I am using My D800e very little since moving to Leicas.

This is, perhaps, the primary difference between my self and a "real" photographer.  For me, it's not completely about the images, it's just the general experience of mucking about with the finely crafted bits that attracts me to the hobby.

Of course, I don't have to make a living with the things either

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