Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/05/01

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Subject: Re: [Leica] 35mm = amateur
From: Dan Cardish <>
Date: Fri, 01 May 1998 18:33:28 -0400

At 06:46 PM 01-05-98 -0400, Tina wrote:
>Jan Faul, an excellent but outspoken medium format photographer,  just said
>the following on the photoforum list:
>>To be perfectly honest, I think 35mm cameras are for journalists and
>>amateurs. 'Quality' is not their strength. 
>>Jan Faul
>I would love for some of our erudite Leica users to respond with examples
>of 35mm photographers who don't fit into the categories of journalist or
>amateur.  I know some of you know a lot more than I do about Leica history.
> Direct your replies to:

If you know Jan Faul, he makes these rediculous grandiose statements all
the time.  Responding will accomplish nothing apart from creating a
long-winded fight on the list that will end up nowhere, except having the
photoforum list-owner eventually stepping in.

Dan C.