Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/08/19

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Subject: [Leica] RE: decline in LUG membership
From: mark at (Mark Rabiner)
Date: Thu Aug 19 02:41:59 2004

On 8/18/04 8:10 PM, "Mikiro MORI" <> typed:

> 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
I think that this is an historic lug post.
The first post in which someone said:
..." I normally carry an M6 and an R-D1 with a couple of lenses,"

I predict many such posts in the near to medium future.
In the further future it will be the "R2-D2 with a couple of lenses"

Mark Rabiner
Portland Oregon

Replies: Reply from abridge at (Adam Bridge) ([Leica] RE: decline in LUG membership)
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