Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1997/02/04

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Subject: Re: See Leica Pix
From: "Frank Filippone" <>
Date: Tue, 4 Feb 1997 07:22:42 -0800

I would love to catch the Torrance presentation.
Should I contact Paul's for a reservation?

Thank You
Frank Filippone

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> From: Donal Philby <>
> To:
> Cc:
> Subject: See Leica Pix
> Date: Monday, February 03, 1997 3:00 PM
> LUGnuts:
> Just got off phone with Luis Casteneda, 30-year Leica shooter who sells 
> mostly through Image Bank.  
> He will be giving presentations:
> March 25, Tuesday at ASMP/Colorado (Denver) 
> March 26, Wednesday at ASMP San Diego
> March 29, Saturday (Pauls Photo, Torrance (LA)).
> For the San Diego presentation, at least, have arranged sponsorship by 
> Leica and Fuji and they are appreciated.
> He shoots Ms and Rs, does all his own B/W, E6 and C41 on Jobo.
> He has been to 80 countries and has 180,000 images with the stock 
> agency.  Mostly travel.  He is very well spoken, full of stories and 
> enthusiasm.  Native of Cuba.   Lives in Miami.  
> He has been using the R8 for a couple months now and said it is simply
> finest camera he has ever owned.  And that the only exposure errors it
> made is when he overroad the cameras' suggestions.  And the the mirror 
> slap problem of the R7 has been solved.  R8 hand holdable to lower
> speeds.
> For more info, contact me.
> Donal Philby
> San Diego