Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2002/10/14

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Subject: Re: [Leica] One Day in School
From: Christer Almqvist <>
Date: Mon, 14 Oct 2002 15:25:52 +0200
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>Hi all,
>My three children have all attended the same school here in Brisbane
>from the day they began school. I still have two sons there (and the
>school fees are killing me) and my daughter has finished and is now 2nd
>yr University.
>I recently spent a day at the school photographing for fun and to try
>out a new 21mm lens for the M6. As a long-time parent of the school I
>had permission to go anywhere and photograph anything at anytime. I
>used, I think six or seven rolls of Fuji 400 for the day and some of the
>results are posted at:
>   if anyone is
>interested.  A large percentage is with the 21mm and to a lesser extent
>I used the 35mm and the 50mm Summicrons.
>The 21mm is fantastic! No doubt about it, I would love one, but I can't
>justify the six thousand+ dollars it would cost to buy the bloody thing.

I hope you win a big prize in the national lottery so that we may see 
many more of your wonderful 21mm pictures. I have a 21 mm lens, and I 
find I use it much more than I thought I would.


>As many of you know I use my 50mm for most of my work and the 35 and 90
>rarely. For portraits the 21mm would probably sit in the bag. Pity!
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Christer Almqvist
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F 50590 Regnéville sur Mer

please look at my b+w pictures at:
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