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

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Re: kids? leica? a stern reprimand from the PLUG
From: Johnny Deadman <>
Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2001 18:06:53 -0500

on 1/18/01 2:32 PM, B. D. Colen at wrote:

> I'm with Kyle...Does one want to use a "neat old camera," or have
> particular photos of the grandkids? What is the real goal? If the real
> goal is to have the photos of the grandkids, get the tool that will
> capture those priceless moments - without killing yourself to do it and
> without missing a zillion shots. If the goal is to use a "neat old
> camera" and, oh ya, get some pics of the grandkids, then use the M and
> practice practice practice, and eventually you will probably have a
> reasonably good hit ratio...;-)

the real goal is to discover something about the world. If you don't, your
pictures will be worthless except as records anyway. whatever camera is your
best research tool is the one to use.
- -- 
John Brownlow