Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/01/18

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Rapidwinder/grip
From: "" <>
Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2001 11:05:56 +0100
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Hi Ted,
As I said in an earlier email, I can't get my arm up to do that! However I
change my grip so that the grip is in my fist and the shutter button is
fired by the thumb, elbows in it is quite stable.

- ----- Original Message -----
From: "Ted" <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, January 18, 2001 1:07 AM
Subject: Re: [Leica] Rapidwinder/grip

> wrote:
> > >>>>>Ha, that's what interests me, how good/bad is the handling of the
camera with
> >
> > the RapidWinder when shooting verticals with a left eye while holding
the camera
> > with the wind lever pointing down?
> >
> > Any left eyed shooters feel to comment?<<<<<
> Hi Jiri,
> Old one eye here, left eyed only with RapidWinder and RapidGrip on all
M6's. I'm not
> sure what you mean with the wind lever pointing down? But I have no
problem shooting
> left eyed verticals. It doesn't matter which way I hold the camera.
> Do you mean when the shutter release is held in the down position by
bending the
> right wrist and grip is to the bottom? If this is what you mean, may I.
This is a
> very awkward way to hold the camera as you loose the holding ability of
the left
> hand and arm for support, certainly during slow shutter speeds.
> With the grip or not I always work, well in most cases, with the grip
topside and
> right arm held up with left hand & arm supporting the camera and still
working the
> advance lever rapidly if necessary. This also allows for much quicker
movement of
> the arms back to horizontal shooting .
> I trust this answers your question.
> ted

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