Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2009/01/03

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Subject: [Leica] 100 years of Leica
From: kididdoc at (Steve Barbour)
Date: Sat Jan 3 05:51:04 2009
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On Jan 3, 2009, at 5:00 AM, Christopher Birchenhall wrote:

> Alastair
> Sounds a great project amd I'd be happy to submit offerings if it has
> a "general" theme.
> Looks like you have lots of offers to help but I am happy to  
> contribute too.
> My vote goes for Leica Body and Lens but allowing third party
> accessories e.g. meters, flash, finders, scanners etc.  This may still
> raise some issues - is a D-Lux a 100% Leica?
> A LUG celebration suggests to my mind a theme along the lines of the
> "Leica Experience" - the glass, the mechanical heritage and the
> transition to digital.

I think all leica is desirable...but if you put a non leica lens on a  
leica body, like an M   CV  or Zeiss especially, it's OK...good to  
support the M supporters...

now for LTM/Nikon etc...that's a question, but maybe.


> Chris B
> 2009/1/2 Alastair Firkin <>:
>> Its 5 or so years from the centenary of Leica Photography: anyone  
>> interested in a little LUG project? I was vaguely thinking of  
>> "Leica Portraits", but it could be more general. I was thinking of  
>> doing it along the lines of FOM2 with some variations (mainly to  
>> keep the total numbers of images to "controllable" numbers). The  
>> aim would be to produce a book for Leica's 100th anniversary of LUG  
>> images, and as before, the images would be "judged" by your peers  
>> here on the LUG before they "got a gurnsey". Helen will kill me,  
>> but I would be happy to co-ordinate it with a small band of  
>> "helpers".
>> Give it some thought, and if there are enough "takers", I will set  
>> up some guidelines.
>> Cheers
>> Alastair
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thanks,  Steve

In reply to: Message from afirkin at (Alastair Firkin) ([Leica] 100 years of Leica)
Message from crbirchenhall at (Christopher Birchenhall) ([Leica] 100 years of Leica)