Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/08/12

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Vacation... lighten up, why digital?
From: "Mike Durling" <>
Date: Sat, 12 Aug 2000 10:55:00 -0400
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As the attached article illustrates, some people insist on doing things the
hard way.  I will acknowledge that this person may have valid business
reasons for wanting instant access.  Still it seems that film would not only
be easier, but probably better.


Mike Durling

- ----- Original Message -----
From: "Hans-Peter Lammerich" <>
To: <>
Sent: Saturday, August 12, 2000 3:22 AM
Subject: Re: [Leica] Vacation... lighten up, why digital?

> I understand the achilles heel of digital cameras is digital storage.
> Even a 16MB smart media card will only hold 4 "high" resolution pics
> from a 1.5 or 2.x megapixel camera. Even with a handful of these pricy
> cards you will have to edit and transfer the data to a laptop every day.
> Who
> would want to do that on vacation? And carry a laptop?
> How easy film is in comparison to that!
> Hans-Peter

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