Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/08/23

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Subject: RE: [Leica] which camera body to select
From: George Lottermoser <>
Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2001 11:32:37 -0500

> Nguyen, Olivier T  wrote:
> >>> I am thinking of buying a LEICA R8.  a question come into
my mind right
> >>   now is which body to get.  black or chrome?<<

This really depends on your mode of transportation. If you use a
fully chromed Harley Davidson for your primary mode of getting
around for your shoots - you'll want to get the chrome body. On
the other hand if you use one of the understated four wheeled
vehicles with the plastic bumpers - you'll want to go with the
black version. Likewise if you go with the fully chromed folding
bicycle - chrome R8. If you go with the black Trek bike - black
body. It all comes down to how you look as you leave the vehicle
and raise the camera to your eye. You want to give off a feeling
of consistency to your subject as you approach them from your


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