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

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Subject: [Leica] OT Nikon D700
From: kididdoc at (Steve Barbour)
Date: Sun, 1 Mar 2009 16:55:13 -0700
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On Mar 1, 2009, at 4:06 PM, Geoff Hopkinson wrote:

> Mads, since I am sitting in a certain place down under, I guess I  
> need to
> respond! Remarkable how threads grow.
> My response to Steve with his D700 query was simply a gentle joke. I  
> know
> Steve on-line quite well. You can see photos by both of us along  
> with other
> Leica shooters in our shared book. Look out for volume two later this
> year. I'm pleased for him that he got his camera sorted out. It  
> seems to be
> a very impressive dSLR, especially for its low light performance.  
> Steve has
> and uses very well, a bunch of brands.
> Now in defence of my defence ;-) this is nominally a Leica users  
> group, I
> hope we do have people here who are enthusiastic about Leica. Of  
> course I am
> one of those. I did use (and sell) Nikon gear for quite a number of  
> years, 7
> for selling, 30 or so for using. Nikon make great cameras and  
> lenses. I
> choose to use Leica for all of the usual Leica reasons.
> If you take a dispassionate look at the list here we have some folks  
> who are
> enthusiastic supporters of Nikon, even to the point of often seeming
> negative about Leica (Steve is not one of those).

you bet he is not...

using leica film cameras for  I Never Wanted To Be Famous...was one of  
the smarter things I have done....


> Room for everyone on this list. Even people who are keen supporters  
> of Leica
> and Aussies that make gentle puns with their friends!
> 2009/3/2 Mads Christensen <mads.christensen at>
>> I could not agree more, Len.
>> It would be so nice with a more balanced approach to the wonders of  
>> Leica;
>> especially from a certain place down under.
>> Mads
>> --
>> Cheers
>> Geoff
>> 'She looks like an angel moving too fast for its glory'
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In reply to: Message from mads.christensen at (Mads Christensen) ([Leica] OT Nikon D700)
Message from hopsternew at (Geoff Hopkinson) ([Leica] OT Nikon D700)