Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/01/24

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Subject: Re: [Leica] OT: AF SLR Survey
From: Steven Alexander <>
Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2001 12:01:24 -0500

on 1/24/01 10:47 AM, Buzz Hausner at wrote:

> In answer to your first musing, I for one do not feel that a discussion of
> AF SLR kits is appropriate to this list, however it would seem that the
> general answer is "Yes," because we have spent a lot of time mincing far
> more remote topics on the LUG.  More appropriate questions might be, "Do you
> back-up your Leica system with an auto focus?" " Why?"
> To be honest, I feel that these open-ended "What do you [use] [buy]
> [prefer]" threads are tedious and pretty inane.  While I understand that
> others may find these discussions fascinating, to me they are a useless
> exercise unless one is so insecure about her or his own knowledge, taste and
> needs that she or he must have his or her opinions ratified by others.  Do
> people really need others to tell them what to buy?  Can't most of us go to
> a good shop and actually handle the gear to see what suits our needs?  Sure,
> some people don't live near a well stocked shop, but I would expect one to
> make the effort to get make some hands- and eyes-on exposure before making a
> large investment in expensive gear.
> Buzz Hausner
>> on 24/1/01 9:40 PM, Terry Sham at wrote:
>>> I don't know is it allow to do that here, but would you mind to tell me
>>> which AF SLR system do you use?
>>> Thanks
>>> Terry Sham
Olympus E-10

Good pixels make good pictures,
Steven Alexander