Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/03/16

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Bessa-T
From: Guy Bennett <>
Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2001 10:21:56 -0800

>I asked because I thought it might be of interest to the list since there
>was lots of discussion about this new camera. Much of that discussion
>centered around using the camera with external finders and I wondered
>how/if it could be used without one.

I think John was simply saying that no one on the list except Tom was in a
position to respond to your post, and that the best way of getting the
information you seek would be to contact him directly.

>Should I raise my hand next time and wait to be recognized?

You could try this, if you like.


>>The ONLY person with a camera is Tom A. Why not send the question directly
>>to him?
>>> From: henry <>
>>> I asked this question right after the Bessa T thread started.
>>> No one answered so I'll try again.
>>> What does one see when looking through the rangefinder?
>>> What is the approximate angle of view?
>>> Does it correspond to the angle of view of ANY Leica lens?
>>> I'm asking this to determine if the camera is usable without an external
>>> finder in combination with any lens.
>>> Again, when one looks through the rangefinder, is the view similar to any
>>> lens' view?