Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2003/02/25

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Subject: Re: [Leica] These kids today! (was Re: silly errors)
Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2003 09:00:35 -0600

I assume you sent this same message to all the posters overt the last week
talking about Hasselblads, Olympus, Canon, Nikon, Porsche, MG, BMW, and
typwriters etc.??

You missed my point obviously.

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                                     Subject:  Re: [Leica] These kids today! (was Re: silly errors)                          
                      02/25/2003 06:23 AM                                                                                                         
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This is the LEICA Forum. I think you are in the wrong place. Let your
use the ulyimate manual camera.
>-- Original Message --
>Subject: Re: [Leica] These kids today! (was Re: silly errors)
>Date: Mon, 24 Feb 2003 15:28:36 -0600
>Just to show you not all is lost yet...
>We have a Polish girl 18 yrs old staying with us this year and she took
>photo class the first trimester and I loaned my Nikon F3 to her.  She
>learned how to set the exposure manually and now that the class is over
>told her she could also use it in Auto mode and save some effort as her
>hands are small and she has some trouble reaching the controls without
>looking at them while making changes.  She tried it once or twice, but
>have noticed she is back to setting the exposure manually, and learning
>to use it and set the exposures on her own terms.  She is taking the
>advanced photo class next term and will continue with the F3 using it in
>the manual mode.  I find it refreshing that she wants to do it the "Old
>Fashioned" way and really learn how and why to set exposure and make
>photographs.  She also wanted the motor drive removed (too heavy).  At
>least the F3 is getting used now...
>My oldest daughter did the same thing until her Nikkormat FTN died and
>could not get it repaired (by anybody, anywhere), now she uses a
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