Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/09/18

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Subject: [Leica] Nepal: gear
From: firkin at (Alastair Firkin)
Date: Sat Sep 18 04:55:33 2004
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Thanks, its a UV filter I need too!!!

On 18/09/2004, at 1:42 PM, Oliver wrote:

> Alastair, when I went trekking in the western Himal and in the 
> Karakoram
> about 15 years ago I took only two lenses, a 50mm and a 24mm. I did 
> not own
> a 135mm; I could have used it quite a few times. BTW I understand that 
> the
> original Leitz 135mm was developed for mountain photography. I had some
> problems with moisture and humidity because we hiked for days in 
> torrential
> monsoon rains. By all means take a 35mm spare camera. Don't drink or 
> smoke
> at altitude; the most important UV filter is the PF60 sunblock for your
> body.
> Have a great trip!
> Oliver
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