Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1997/07/24

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Subject: Re: Some thoughts on the R8 ...
From: Luiz Otavio Marinho <>
Date: Thu, 24 Jul 1997 11:26:59 -0300

>When I read the description of this newsgroup, it said that it had a focus=
>the usage of rangefinder cameras, esp. Leica. I think, the R8 is not what=
>would call a classical Leica...
>But if you like to get enthusiastic about every camera Leica introduces to
>market, regardless of its qualities - okay, that's your problem.
>BTW: Now everybody tells me that autofocus isn't necessary at all. Let's=
>and see what the same people will tell us when Leica will introduce its=
>AF SLR...


 Let=B4s finish this topic...=20

1. I don=B4t give a damn to what Leica will introduce because I=B4m very hap=
with my mechanical M gear.

2. I=B4m not an enthusiastic... And I=B4m not even thinking about buying an=

3. If a EOS makes you a Pro Photographer, It=B4s your problem but don=B4t tr=
to compare an EOS or F5 with an R8, because people who buy R8 has money to
buy two EOS or one F5, It=B4s only a personal choice... Like the people who
buy 1 Ferrari istead of 4 Mitsubishis...

4. Have a Nice Day.


 Luiz Otavio Marinho
 S=E3o Paulo - Brazil