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Leica M9 vs. Medium Format - surprising results!

MoJo

Registred Users
LOL, that is true. being a travel-oriented documentary fotog though, i'd love a lighter kit to carry than my sony a900, grip and zeiss lenses, it all weighs a ton. i just can't seem to get the hang of focusing a RF, especially on the go.
 
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if only the M9 had AF i'd lust after this......
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You don't need autofocus to shoot pix of brick walls.
Not really for action shots either. These two Irish beauties were going at full steam, with unpredictable turns... I shoot a lot of dogs :)rolleyes:), and I miss lots of shots, but I miss fewer with the M9 than I did with any AF camera I´ve used.

M9, 75 mm Apo Summicron Asph, 1/500 s:



And these were going fast, too. M9, Tele-Elmarit 90, 1/125 s. Focus on the eyes of my cocker Fredde (where else?)

 
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jonoslack

Active member
well, I'm with Per and Doug with respect to focusing on an M9



Manual focusing with action takes practice - but it's often more reliable than AF.

Certainly for travel shots it's really not an issue.
 
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