Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/04/16

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Subject: Re: Too much: was Re: [Leica] europe on 1 roll a day
From: "Dante A. Stella" <>
Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2001 23:06:10 -0500
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Truly incredible.  How do you operate a Speed Graphic that fast?!
Any interesting double exposures?

Wide-eyed in admiration

Johnny Deadman wrote:

> on 4/16/01 9:37 PM, Dante A. Stella at wrote:
> > This program works out to about 17 frames in 120 and 13 frames of 35mm per
> > day, or less than one roll of 36.  In 11 trips to Europe and 1 trip through
> > southeast Asia, this rate has generally held.  If you are into completely
> > indiscriminate street shooting, I can't say that this would be enough.
> Holy crap! Even when I am not in 'indiscriminate' mode (whatever that means)
> I can chew through 5-8 rolls a day EASILY. I did 12 rolls in four hours on
> Friday and managed 30 4x5 sheet in the speed graphic too! Hell, I once shot
> 23 rolls in five hours. Is that a record for a non motor-wind camera??
> --
> Johnny Deadman

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