Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2002/02/21

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Subject: RE: [Leica] R and M 6 Prices
From: "Austin Franklin" <>
Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2002 22:27:54 -0500

>    While few would question the popularity of black bodies,
> there is an interesting alernate view when it comes to
> shooting candid, so-called "street" photography.
>    Society, as a whole, is so camera conscious these days,
> that some professionals have concluded that someone seeing
> a photographer with a black body is instantly on guard,
> because, if he or she is using a black body, he MUST be a
> member of the media. Therefore, the subject is immediately
> on guard.
>    But, a person shooting with a chrome camera COULDN'T be
> a professional, therefore he or she must be an amateur
> photographer, which means he doesn't know what he or she is
> doing, therefore not worthy of attention.
>    --Bill Clough

How the hell, Bill, did you come up with that "observation"?


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