Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2005/03/02

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Subject: [Leica] Multiple Bodies
From: feli2 at (Feli)
Date: Wed Mar 2 19:08:27 2005
References: <> <003f01c51f94$d85028c0$833b6d18@ted> <> <000d01c51f9d$f3b180b0$833b6d18@ted>

On Mar 2, 2005, at 7:06 PM, Ted Grant wrote:

> Even when we did the shooting for the book "Women in Medicine" I used 
> 3 M7's most days with an R8 on each shoulder with longer glass 
> attached. It becomes a normal kind of thing to carry 3 cameras at any 
> time when the assignment needs the quick changes of  camera running 
> out of film or need to change a lens.

I tip my hat to you, sir.

> I'd much rather have a sore back or neck at the end of the day than be 
> fussing about a missed moment because I was screwing around changing a 
> lens or loading a camera. And given this multiple camera thing has 
> been my method of shooting for 40 years it's sort of like breathing. 
> ;-)

Isn't that true! That's why I started to carry that fourth body with 
the second 50 on it. I've run out of film at the wrong moment and it's 
frustrating to say the least.

>>>>> Oddly enough I do my best shooting with one body and lens...<<,,

> Absolutely........... some days! ;-)
> ted



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