Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/08/18

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Subject: [Leica] RE: decline in LUG membership
From: jem.kime at (Jem Kime)
Date: Wed Aug 18 23:02:26 2004
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Welcome back.
I have also returned prior to this year's Photokina, wondering if there'll
be another LUG meet over there.
I was there in 2000 when we had that meeting with Leica and I scribbled
furiously to capture the dicussion.
I shall be there from the Friday lunchtime till end of Sunday,
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mikiro MORI" <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, August 19, 2004 4:10 AM
Subject: [Leica] RE: decline in LUG membership

> Hello, there.
> I have just made a tiny contribution against the decline in LUG
> membership. I was away from the list for three years and now am
> pleasantly surprised to find LUGger names I still remember. I am also
> reminded with nostalgia of the LUG meeting at Photokina in 2000. Are the
> participants still on this list?
> I switched totally from film to digital in 2001, and since then my
> beloved Leica gear was kept remotely in the drawers. Digital SLRs gave
> me nice images but little joy of taking pictures. I finally got
> determined to switch back to Leica when I had my hands on an Epson R-D1.
> This is, at least for the moment, the only acceptable bridge over a
> digital-or-Leica dilemma that has long annoyed me (and probably some of
> you). Now I normally carry an M6 and an R-D1 with a couple of lenses,
> which weigh just 2 kg, and enjoy shooting both film and digital leically.
> Cheers,
> Japan
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