Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/12/01

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Subject: [Leica] troller
From: Rei Shinozuka <>
Date: Sat, 1 Dec 2001 15:53:41 -0500 (EST)

i was going to make the same observation myself about mr. mason
after the "pose with the Leica" post.

pity; he was so memorable as professor humbert humbert ...

- -rei

> From: Mark Rabiner <>
> "James Mason, Arctic Sounder" wrote:
> > 
> > that would be easier than trying to use a Leica for off camera...
> >

> I'm just curious,James Mason, Arctic Sounder, as you are new to the list as of
> yesterday or the day before and this is your first troll today - four yesterday
> - just what the limited uses of the Leica M system that you've created for
> yourself and would have us listen to?
> 11:21 AM:
> I bought an R6.2 and ran about 6 rolls thru it. Then a gear in the 
> film advance broke and the camera is in for repair...I am not 
> you have any opinion on the durability of this camera? 
> I like cameras that don't break...
> James Mason
> 12:23
> Any working news photographer will tell you, the purpose of a Leica 
> is to hang around your neck for the publicity photo after you win an 
> award. Work with the EOS, pose with the Leica...
> James Mason
> Alaska
> 2:26
> I'd like to see a camera with an EOS rangefinder body that uses Leica 
> lenses...for 90% of what I do, I don't need a reflex.
> 9:11
> Why torture yourself? Get an autofocus camera...otherwise you will 
> miss a lot of pictures.
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