Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1997/08/03

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Subject: Re: The Leica R8 and moving up from Canon
From: (David Morton)
Date: Sun, 3 Aug 1997 23:55 GMT0

Ted wrote:

> The R8 has the best viewfinder of all of them and compared to the
> manufacturers gear, it is light years ahead. (I'm going to get
> over that
> one!) :)

No, sorry, I'm not going to let you get away with that one :-)

The R series viewfinders are the single reason I can't use them. A
*fixed* prism on a pro SLR has all the utility of an ash-tray on a
motorbike. I have four different finders for my Nikon F3s, and I use
them all.