Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/08/02

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Subject: Re: [Leica] A new web page, and how to pocket the Leica M.
From: Bill Satterfield <>
Date: Wed, 02 Aug 2000 14:52:23 -0500
References: <>

Great site but I can not print it due the background I guess

Bryant wrote:

> Hi Luggers,
>     1) I've developed a web site that might interest some of you.  It's
> dedicated to 35mm photography, and Leica Ms in particular:
>     It's a compendium of my years of photography, and I've tried to include
> tidbits on technique that you might have not seen before, like how to get a 2
> second shutter speed out of an M3 or M4, how to shoot the moon, metering, film
> storage, impromptu tripods, etc.  Hope that you enjoy it.
>     2) To add to the discussion on how to unobstrusively carry an M series
> Leica around with you, here's how I do it:
>     The body, with its cap, goes in one pocket.  The lens(es), film, and meter
> are distibuted in other pockets.  The body becomes very pocketable without the
> lens.  Try it.  It's the lenses that are usually the pain.  No way a Noctilux
> is easily portable, and don't even try to pocket a 135mm Elmarit, while the
> older 35mm lenses are easy to loose in a pocket.
>      Mind, with my N**** photo vest on, I can carry even the 135mm Elmarit
> with (relative) ease.  However, there's nothing unobstrusive about that vest.
>     Cheers,
>     Tom

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