So what is this? I’m providing some impressions of a camera launched in 1996 which ceased production in 2005? Am I mad?
Hopefully not! I decided more and more that I liked the film-like quality you get from the Fuji X-trans cameras and from the Leica M9. The thought occurred to me that I ought to see what shooting a 35mm film camera was like. Not the old 35mm cameras I recalled from my youth, with slow lenses and more lights than your average christmas tree. No, I wanted to try a quality camera with some quality slide and negative film. No Boots 200 ISO!
My first thought was to get a film Leica, like a M7 or an MP. But while they are capable of stunning output, I know that I have a tendency to use my X-Pro1 more than my M9. I also saw that I was looking…
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