Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1995/10/02

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To: Hans Zbinden <>
Subject: Re: (no subject)
From: Gordon Banks <>
Date: Mon, 2 Oct 1995 16:06:41 -0400 (EDT)

On Mon, 2 Oct 1995, Hans Zbinden wrote:

> I'll be visiting the U.S. next week and have a few questions: 
> 1. Does anyone know a good shop in Chicago or New York 
> (Manhatten) for buying Leica M-lenses ? I saw some ads in U.S. 
> mags with extremely low prices (i.e. Cambridge Photo, NYC), are 
> these prices real ?

New or used?  B&H is a good place for new, and very reliable and honest.  
Be very careful in NYC.  There are some dishonest people there.  I 
haven't had trouble with Cambridge, so I'm not directing this at them.

> 2. I'll also be up in New England, where I hope to get some nice 
> shots of the beautiful autumn colours of the forests. Any tips on 
> film-material/lenses for this kind of pictures would be 
> appreciated. Greetings from Switzerland 

I've liked Fuji Velvia for leaves, but others may want more subdued tones.

Gordon Banks  N3JXP    |"There is nothing so terrible as ignorance in action." |                                  --Goethe

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