Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/03/13

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Subject: RE: [Leica] OT reference material/equipment questions
From: "Jay Coleman" <>
Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2001 22:06:13 -0800

Please.  Be nice.

- -----Original Message-----
[]On Behalf Of Steve
Sent: Tuesday, March 13, 2001 11:06 AM
Subject: Re: [Leica] OT reference material/equipment questions

> Or, please...take some workshops.  Learn how to expose film, process
> and, finally, spend a lot of time learning how to take interesting
> I don't mean to be rude, but you're accumulating a lot of expensive
> equipment before learning 1) what it does and 2) what you want to do with
> and 3) what you *can* do with it.
> For a beginner, money spent on film and processing is the single most
> valuable investment.  Most people would be better off with a Pentax K1000
> and a couple thousand dollars of film.
> The other George

Most likely in a few months all of Georges new cameras will show up on e-bay
saying something like "blah,blah,blah, new only used once." Or
something like that.


>> On 2001.03.12 20:17:38 -0700 George Kenney wrote:
>> > I have no excuse for my budding Leicaholism. I don't know how to
>> > take pictures, but I've now acquired in rapid succession 2 new M6
>> > TTLs (.58 and .85), 1 used M4-2 (btw from the notorious Canadian
>> > retail shop of the notorious zoom lens episode -- they were quite
>> > nice, I thought, and gave me an excellent price on an excellent
>> > body), 6 Leica lenses and 1 Voigtlander lens.
>> >
>> >
>> > No, today I had to buy a Hassleblad 501CM w/ 80 CFE. [snip]
>> >
>> > Anyhow, I can't find resources for Hassleblad anything like the
>> > fantastic resources for Leica on the web. Does anybody have any
>> > suggested links, please?

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