Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2002/05/11

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Subject: Re: [Leica] LTM vs. M
From: "Mike Durling" <>
Date: Sat, 11 May 2002 22:43:09 -0400
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I think you have defined exactly why many of us use those old cameras.  Of
course they don't always make us more creative, but the process of using
them is a lot of fun and very satisfying.

Looks like you have made your own mind up!

Mike D

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From: "Andrew Amundsen" <>
To: <>
Sent: Saturday, May 11, 2002 6:25 PM
Subject: Re: [Leica] LTM vs. M

> I should clarify that I want to purchase a second leica, but only have
> around $500-600 to spend. Part of the allure of the LTM camera is a sort
> of 'time travel'. Using a peice of equipment from the past to invigorate
> my thinking, approach and vision. The slower use of seperate VF/RF isn't
> a concern. I like the idea of slowing down with such a small precision
> instrument. I would use the LTM mainly for personal work and to carry
> like you would a wallet, always in your pocket. Thanks for all the
> suggestions/advice. I'll be looking forward to more...
> Andrew

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