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Subject: [Leica] Pretentious?
From: nickbroberts at (Nick Roberts)
Date: Mon Jun 5 08:30:15 2006

Yup - the parallels go further, in that neither Jordan nor Gibson are that 
well-known over this side of the pond. (OK, Michael Jordan isn't totally 
unknown, but he has none of the fame of a Beckham or Ronaldinho, for 

----- Original Message ----
From: Ric Carter <>
To: Leica Users Group <>
Sent: Monday, 5 June, 2006 4:16:23 PM
Subject: Re: [Leica] Pretentious?

Even the colors are very Air Jordan.

Ric Carter

On Jun 5, 2006, at 11:05 AM, G Medina wrote:

> Gibson is an odd character who seems very confident
> with his vision. Perhaps he's too commercial for the
> taste of us, but you have to give the guy credit for
> finding a way to live and survive on photography
> alone. Looking through his site I see many great
> photos that will continue to be studied by photography
> students for the next 50 years. I suppose the Gibson
> MP is no different than a pair of Air Jordan's
> sneakers, but imagine if he'd also requested a UV
> filter permanently affixed to his Summilux Asph.
> --- Tina Manley <images@InfoAve.Net> wrote:
>> LUG and LEG -
>> This makes me physically ill.  Can you say
>> "pretentious"?
> 20tm_session=f125ed027ad521d4010f36c0be311258
>> What is Leica marketing thinking?  Barf!!!
>> Tina
>> Tina Manley, ASMP, NPPA
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