Let us hope that we find each other, on the other side of time.
Happiness and health to all of you.
And the children were tracking Santa.
The sun was quickly setting as this scene was unfolding and the the vestigial rays of light coming in through the window were creating a pink, gold, and red speckled glow on the wall behind our trio of Santa trackers. The glow of the smartphone screen also helped set the mood.
Despite the fact that I use M9/M-E and M8 cameras, I’ve resisted applying noise reduction to my images for years.
I’ll take noise over loss of detail and texture any day.
On a related note, I’m happy that Leica doesn’t force in-camera noise reduction on us either.
Right now, My Open Letter to Leica has garnered 370 signatures from photographers like you who see and appreciate the wonderful qualities of CCD sensors.
Leica‘s announcement of ongoing support of the current CCD sensor has been welcomed by many in the Leica community.
However, if you are a fan of the “magic” of CCD, please join me in asking Leica to also introduce an updated CCD sensor in a future M camera.
I have two observations about the use of flash and zone focusing, as they pertain to rangefinder photography: