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Subject: Re: [Leica] HEXAR RF vs. M5 vs. M6
From: Guy Bennett <>
Date: Fri, 8 Sep 2000 08:14:45 +0100
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>I'm getting a second 90 in the next week or so, an APO-SUMMICRON-M
>f/2/90mm ASPH!
>It's probably the going to be the best lens in the history of the %*&^%^$
>I already have the 2.8/90mm Elmarit-M and will be keeping it. Love it!
>I'm already beating the pants off the Nikon/Canon mindless unwashed hordes if
>you ask me.
>Now I'll beat the pants off myself!

i hope you're wearing underpants!

>I will be doing many shoots with a 90 mounted on each body, the new winder
>be on the second body my existing perfectly working Leica winder M on the

i love mark rabiner!

>So I'll have two winder driven bodies with 90's, one with color the other with
>black and white.
>I've worked this way extensively with Nikons, so now I'll finally do it
>with Leica's.
>LOVE watching the strobe go off in that viewfinder.
>The 90 framelines are wonderful. I like them much better than shooting with
>SLR's and being zoomed into that perspective.
>I also love the framelines on the 135 and love using the current version
>of that lens
>mark w rabiner

mwr: u r an inspiration (for lunacy and fotography!)

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