Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/02/02

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Pros vs the common man.....
From: "" <>
Date: Fri, 2 Feb 2001 16:46:31 +0100
References: <000901c08d29$191bc600$6401a8c0@Workgroup>

I quite like the egalitarian nature of email lists. Whoever shouts loudest
wins. It is a bit hard to have a dialogue with someone if the pro/commoner
disparity is known. Afterall wasn't it Steve McCurry in the digital
journalist who said something like it is better to be an amateur so that you
can shoot without other people telling you what to do?

- ----- Original Message -----
From: "Frank Filippone" <>
To: "Leica-Users-Group" <>
Sent: Friday, February 02, 2001 4:02 PM
Subject: [Leica] Pros vs the common man.....

> We converse with each other constantly, without really knowing if the
> is a Pro or just a commoner....
> Could I ask the Pros out there to sign in?  Who are you?
> Pro= Makes most or all or a substantial part  of his daily wage with
> cameras....or retired from that same definition
> Commoner= Spends more on equipment than he ever imagines he could sell, or
> someone that sells almost nothing.
> Frank Filippone

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