Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2002/07/01

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Canuck wilderness [was: M7 Photo]
Date: Mon, 1 Jul 2002 08:32:52 EDT

In a message dated 7/1/02 4:31:43 AM Eastern Daylight Time, writes:

> >just back from a backpacking/canoe trip in the Canuck wilderness... thought
>  >about taking the digicam but the thought of all that water and no
>  >electricity made a nonsense of it... so packed an M4-P, 24mm & 28mm 
>  >+ the voigtlander 15mm and a lightmeter. It all went in one of those tiny
>  >pelican 1200 cases and survived moose, bear, snapping turtles, downpours,
>  >backpacking, gruelling portages, water snakes and flying squirrels. In 
>  >the Leica came back in a lot better shape than I did.
>  >[snip]
>  >John Brownlow
>  John,
>  You mean you went out of your way to get "moose, bear, snapping turtles,

>   Guy

...........with nothing longer than a 28mm????? Will you get yo'se'f outta 

Ann and I just returned from Alaska where we saw and shot, photographically 
speaking, moose, bear, caribou, wolves, whales, orcas and a gazillion bald 
eagles. My 180/2,8 Elmarit wasn't long enough. Discovered in the process that 
my 2X Extender-R doesn't function on an SL. Hadn't realized that I had the 

Seth        LaK 9 
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