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Subject: Re: [Leica] TTL and Visoflex?
From: "Mike Durling" <>
Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2002 21:02:18 -0500
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Gary, Last I checked Visoflexes were pieces of Leica gear and that makes
discussing them here ON TOPIC!  I don't have one (at least not a real one)
but don't mind learning about them.

Mike D

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From: "Gary Elshaw" <>
To: "Leica Users Group" <>
Sent: Thursday, February 14, 2002 8:33 PM
Subject: [Leica] TTL and Visoflex?

> I was just wondering about people's experiences using the different TTL
> models and their Visoflexes.  Maybe this would be better off-list, for
> reason, some people think the Viso is a dirty word and has very little to
> with contemporary Leica use. Has anyone had any aggravations, major
> problems, weird inconsistencies or the like? Do you have a preferred
> Visoflex in the II or III? How does the 0.85 TTL rate? Anyone out there
> trying to use a Viso with a CL? Anyone trying to do macro work with the
> lenses?
> Half the reason I ask is that although the evolution of the Viso has
> stopped, the M just keeps on evolving, but we're still managing to use the
> Viso, which I think is pretty cool.
> Sometimes I think we need a Viso list, I might take a trip over to Topica
> and see what it takes if there is enough interest. I imagine any level of
> interest would mean a low traffic flow anyway :-)
> All the best,
> Gary
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> There are, of course, those who would argue that it's unhealthy to read a
> children's author past the age of, say, 24. Big people are supposed to
> reserve their enthusiasm for real estate, business plans and zero-sum
> played by linguistically-impoverished men with hairy knuckles. This, in my
> view, is real nonsense. A world in which it's uncool for grownups to care
> passionately about books -- children's books, any books -- would be
> infinitely scarier than a world with telepathic avocados or real estate
> agents from outer space.
> ---Paul LaFarge on children's author Daniel Pinkwater
> OO
> [_]<|
>  /|\
> Gary Elshaw
> Film and Media Studies Tutor
> Victoria University
> New Zealand
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