Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/09/24

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Subject: [Leica] Re: I am in R8 love
From: leica_korenman at (eric)
Date: Fri Sep 24 18:43:38 2004
References: <><1096074360.14205.47.camel@failsafe> <>

Must admit - the mirror lock up mode (press once to lock up mirror, once to 
expose) really impressed me.
It was a 'why didn't I think of that before' moment.
Is this a common feature in the 'real world' of Nikon/Canon etc?
Reminds me of my Hassie mirror trigger switch.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "JCB" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, September 24, 2004 9:35 PM
Subject: [Leica] Re: I am in R8 love

> At 06:06 PM 9/24/2004, Feli di Giorgio wrote:
>>I had a similar experience. I keep hearing people describing it as clunky
>>etc. Then I got hold of one in a store one day. The minute I picked it up
>>my brain went "Uuuuuhhhh...
> A number of years ago I attended a meeting in K?LN, with some Leica 
> engineers and chief sales guys. The head sales guy said "Holding an R8 is 
> like holding a beautiful woman. You immediately fall in love."
> JB
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