Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1997/11/24

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Subject: Re: Photo Technique
From: Eric Welch <>
Date: Mon, 24 Nov 1997 13:52:44 -0600

At 11:11 AM 11/24/97 -0500, you wrote:

>If you haven't had the misfortune to read the "Photo Technique" version
>from across the pond don't feel bad. It absolutely pales to the real "Photo
>Technique" most of us subscribe to.

Ted, I know the good guys, I'm doing a bit of work for the local version. :-) 

>I wouldn't give any equipment ratings in it the time of day. And to rate
>the R7 over the R8 is just absolutely ridiculous! It either illustrates the
>person doing the testing doesn't know how to get out of bed in the morning
>or hasn't really done their home work and actually put film through both
>cameras for any period of time.

Absolutely. I think, to be fair they might just not rate it as high because
of some of the early reported problems? They were minimal. And I just heard
that motor winder (I think) is going to debut in February! It's not too
soon for sure!

Eric Welch
St. Joseph, MO

The gene pool could use a little chlorine.