Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2005/03/17

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Subject: [Leica] 5 year old's first camera??
From: bdcolen at (B. D. Colen)
Date: Thu Mar 17 18:11:07 2005

But when you think about it, Eric, it's there's a direct line between
today's disposable and the first Kodak film cameras.

-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of
eric korenman
Sent: Thursday, March 17, 2005 3:56 PM
Subject: RE: [Leica] 5 year old's first camera??

thanks to all who replied.
I think the "disposable"* camera route is probable best at first.

*how I hate that word especially when associated with a camera!


>From: "eric korenman" <>
>Reply-To: Leica Users Group <>
>Subject: [Leica] 5 year old's first camera?? Date: Wed, 16 Mar 2005
>17:48:43 -0500
>My son is about to turn 5.
>When asked what he wants for his birthday he said,
>"A camera like daddy's -- that really works!".
>I had to choke back a tear..
>I always thought his first camera would be a film camera but I think an
>ultra simple digital is the way to go.
>I have asked this question in the past, but never found the right 
>nor was my son showing much interest in photography.
>Up until now his only camera has been a toy from which a clown's face 
>popped when the shutter was pressed! (does leica make a summi-clown
>Leica Users Group.
>See for more information

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