Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/03/25

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Subject: [Leica] leica vs medium format
Date: Sun, 25 Mar 2001 10:00:59 EST

Buy it, never sell it, learn to love it.

Leica is a marvelous camera for press-type work, fast moving action, street 
shooting, whatever.

The Rollei is an equally marvelous camera for more comtemplative work, those 
times you want to go out and plan Ansel Adams. It is unparalleled in 
construction, optical quality and reliability. There is no conflict, the 
cameras are used for completely different types of shooting-- people who say 
it is hard to follow action with a rollei should be using their leica for 
that anyway.

And the final prints from a Rollei even if shot on Tri-X film, will blow your 

owns both, loves both
In a message dated 3/25/1 8:06:33 AM, you wrote:

>Tony Salce wrote in part:
>>I came across a lovely Rolleiflex 3.5F for a very reasonable priceand am
>>thinking of purchasing it.. I've not used medium format before and I'm
>>wondering whether users of Medium Format on this lsit could comment about
>>the pros and cons of having a 35mm system and a medium format system.
>Its all pros. 
>Great camera.
>You will have to spend some money but I suggest buying the Rollei if you 

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