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Re: So are Olympus cameras too complicated?

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Well, Leica manage it with the digital M. It's probably the fastest street camera when set to zone at f8; there's no thinking about technology and more thinking about capturing the moment. Can be slow if you want to manually focus however.
No disrespect meant, but digital Ms are the absolute minimalist of digital cameras - no automatic aperture control, no autofocus and very much more limited options for shooting rates and exposure modes. Granted, the M Typ 240 gets spot metering and live view, but compared to even basic mainstreadm digital cameras the operational controls available are very limited. Leica Ms are the perfect cameras for a certain type of photographer doing a certain type of photography, but that scope is quite limited.

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