Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/05/12

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Re: Copies vs. original
From: Eric Welch <>
Date: Tue, 12 May 1998 19:48:12 -0500

At 07:22 PM 5/12/98 +0200, you wrote:

>BTW, has the US - besides it's LF camera reputation - an 
>international well-known 35 mm brand or tradition ?

Yep. Kodak made a highly regarded 35mm camera years ago. Wonderful lenses,
as good as Leica and Zeiss, so I hear, don't know if it's true, but they
were great anyway. Interchangeable backs. Somehow they didn't catch. Anyone
know why?


Eric Welch
St. Joseph, MO

.'Sounds like art,' the instructor says. 'Well, it is art,' I say.
'This divorce of art from technology is completely unnatural. It's just
that it's gone on so long you have to be an archeologist to find out where
the two separated...' "

Robert M. Pi