Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/08/10

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Vacation... lighten up
From: Mark Rabiner <>
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 2000 08:55:00 -0700
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"Birkey, Duane" wrote:
> I make a resolution each year after my vacation to limit the equipment I
> take on my vacation.   Each year, the quantity grows even to include a
> tripod and a monopod.   I take both 35mm and medium format, the first for
> color negative film for a Leica M4-2, Yashica T4 and black and white for a
> Leica M3, Rollei 35s, Fujica 645S, Rollei 3.5F and several Leica lenses.
> This year I hardly had room for clothing and underwear to clean the lenses.
> I hope I can use will power and scale down on my next trip.   The question
> has evolved from "what should I take" to " what should I leave behind?"
> Apparently, I am not unique in this type of behavior.
> Roland Smith

Ever bring a case with a couple of Leica M bodies and 4 or 5 lenses on a vacation?
And I ask Dante A Stella that too. 
Should not be an unexpected question on the Leica users group list! 
You guys are having loads of fun playing with your camera collections if I had a
cathedral ceiling above me I'd want to get the shot and not be fooling around
with a myriad of cameras. 
And with Leica M glass.
Mark Rabiner

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