Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1997/10/15

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Subject: Re: Pretenders to the Throne
From: "Roger Beamon" <>
Date: Wed, 15 Oct 1997 19:57:49 -0700

On 15 Oct 97, wrote:

>If I were a talented machinist, I could adapt R glass to another 
>camera.  Glass is a secondary issue.

Do you own and shoot R glass, Shawn?

>Accordingly, one might make the
> argument that, while the R cameras have deserved following, many admit
> that the R is not the definitive SLR experience to the exclusion of
> all other cameras of its kind.

Not to me you can't. I love manual, non auto cameras. It takes two to 
tango. A lens and the platform with which to use it. 
- --
Roger Beamon  
       Naturalist & Photographer
       Leica Historical Society Of America
           Did you hear about the dyslectic,
         insomniac, agnostic who stayed up
         all night wondering if there is a dog.