Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/02/17

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Re: Leica R Vario Elmarit 35-70/2.8 ASPH.
From: "Ted Grant" <>
Date: Sat, 17 Feb 2001 21:23:53 -0800
References: <>

Martin wrote:

>>>>>> Ted doesn't need me to defend him, but very strongly doubt that he is
the recipient of any special treatment or deals from Leica. <<<<

For the record folks!

I've always paid for any  Leica gear I own since I began using it too long
ago and if anything,  I have supported leica financially very handsomely
over the years in purchasing equipment.

Hopefully that will clear up this question.

Ted Grant Photography Limited
- ----- Original Message -----
From: "Martin Howard" <>
To: <>
Sent: Saturday, February 17, 2001 6:49 PM
Subject: Re: [Leica] Re: Leica R Vario Elmarit 35-70/2.8 ASPH.

> Steve LeHuray jotted down the following:
> > And Pro photographers (with a few oddball exceptions like Ted, Jim and
> > and they probably get special deals because of close Leica association)
do NOT
> > use SLR Leicas.
Remember the MD-R8
> episode?
> I think Leica does sponsor a few photographers: Luis Castaņeda seems like
> the most obvious one, and Norbert Rosing appears to be another candidate.
> M.
> --
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