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    new website about lens lens information - give your ideas as well !

    Hi there,

    I'm creating a website about Leica M lens ( Leica and Leica M mount, so Voigts and such ) information.

    The idea is to create a website that features all Leica M lens ( I'm gathering info ) , and people will be able to compare them ( stats, etc ) but also to upload pictures of them, so we can appreciate bokeh, sharpeness, etc.

    When lusting a new lens, I end up serching google and flickr for information about that lens, opening countless flikr photos that were taken with that lens to appreciate the bokeh, the way it will handle flare, how it "draws" etc.

    So thats its when I came up with this idea for this website : not a forum, just a collection of all the stats for all the M mount available lens , along with pictures of it and if it was taken with a digital or film camera - ofc you can specifiy in a search something like :

    - ONLY 50mm Summilux pre-ASPH photos
    - ONLY Leica MP
    - ONLY WIDEOPEN photos

    and so on.

    what you guys think ? what other funtionalities could I add to the website ? Please mind that I'm not creating a forum, for that this one does the job very well .)

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    Isn't there one already ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ian Grant View Post
    Isn't there one already ?

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    not that I know of... can you point me the website ?

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    Isn't it a bit difficult to assess and appreciate the alleged qualities of a lens from a computer screen?

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    You're trying to out-Puts Erwin Puts. Tough job!
    And I'd have to side with Dali. One has to get one's own impression of a lens, especially on film. What one would see on web pictures would also (and for the larger part, I'd venture) be influenced by the film scanner and the inevitable post-processing.



 

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