Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/05/29

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Superb Leica R8
From: "Andre Jean Quintal" <>
Date: Fri, 29 May 1998 10:24:57 -0400

I'm convinced they never took it "out" for a day's photo shoot
or photo week-end: it can't be otherwise !

    Andre Jean Quintal
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>From: "Thomas J. Donovan" <>
>To: ""
>Subject: [Leica] Superb Leica R8
>Date: Vend 29 mai 1998  10:04

>Andre Jean Quintal,
>>>as the basic Leica R8 design philosophy never ceases to<<                
>                                   >>impress me<<
>Absolute total agreement ;-)!  Initial impression of the Leica R8
>will not get you there. It takes working with this system awhile to
>appreciate how all the design elements ( a separate discussion)
>blend together yielding creative photography!
>And another thing; the handling comfort of the R8 is a sheer
>joy!  I just don't get all the pejorative comments. Are my hands 
>that unique ;-)?  
>Tom D.