Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2005/05/11

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Subject: [Leica] Re: What I learned from the LUG....
From: leicachris at (Christopher Williams)
Date: Wed May 11 07:41:37 2005
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There's that new Leica D2x that allows a 300/2.8 to become a 600/2.8 minus
IS of course.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Kyle Cassidy"
Subject: [Leica] Re: What I learned from the LUG....

> Come now people! Isn't it obvious? It's a 300 2.8 -- a lens I have coveted
> for some time. Ever since I got the 80-200 2.8 that I'd coveted for a long
> time and showed up at my first "event" (photographing then secretary of
> state madeline albright
> and noticed that
> EVERYBODY ELSE HAD A 300 2.8. I slunk away in shame. And for years, have
> been the laughing stock of philadelphia photojournalists who routinely
> me out of the crowd as a clueless neophite because of my lack of
> sophisticated lenses.
> Now that I have elevated myself to their level, I'm sure I shall discover
> they all have image stabalization on their 600 f 4's. allowing them to
> hand-held in the dead of night at 1/3 second at iso 200.
> I do always have the only digital leica in the photo pit though. So that's
> some consolation.
> Kc

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