Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1996/09/29

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Subject: Re: Leica CL Addendum
From: Bert Keuken <>
Date: Sun, 29 Sep 1996 10:02:25 +0200
Organization: Planet Internet
Posted-Date: Sun, 29 Sep 1996 11:04:51 +0200 (MET DST)
References: <> wrote:
> Leicaphiles,
> The Leica CL is a pro camera, IMHO, when used in its domain: unobtrusive
> fieldwork and art photography. I wouldn't throw it into combat in the rough
> and tumble world of urban or battlefield journalism. There no camera lasts
> very long, in any case.
> Bob R

Sorry Bob, but I've got to disagree with you. The Leica CL is a very 
fine camera sure, but I wouldn't call it a pro camera because it lacks 
what the Leica M camera's have: a large rangefinder base length. A large 
rangefinder base length, as you know, gives a greater focus-accuracy.


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