Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/06/19

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Copyright questions
From: Ray Moth <>
Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2001 20:13:32 -0700 (PDT)

Mxsmanic wrote: 

When carrying an SLR, I am routinely told by security guards in various

private businesses not to take pictures.  However, they don't say
anything if I'm carrying a Leica.  Clearly, in their minds, Leicas
cannot possibly be used to take "serious" photos--they are much too
small and archaic-looking!
What's the difference between an SLR and a Leica? My SLR says "LEICA"
on the front!

Here in Indonesia, most stores and supermarkets of any size display a
sign prohibiting photography. I think they do it for security reasons,
afraid somebody might be "casing the joint".



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