Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2006/01/02

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Subject: [Leica] Happy New Year
From: kididdoc at (Steve Barbour)
Date: Mon Jan 2 13:13:15 2006
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On Jan 2, 2006, at 1:40 AM, Peter Klein wrote:

> I want to wish all my fellow LUGgers a joyous, happy prosperous New  
> Year, filled with good times and good light.
> While I've lurked faithfully, I haven't participated as much as I'd  
> have liked to lately.  My parents are both well into their 80s, and  
> my Dad's health took an abrupt turn for the worse recently.  So  
> I've been dealing with a lot more than usual lately.
> Half a roll of film from LHSA/San Francisco is still in my M6.  I  
> haven't shot any film since then.  Until tonight, when I snapped a  
> few of some friends using my "new" Canon Serenar 50/1.8 LTM.  I  
> bought this heavy chrome affair a while back, figuring that I'd  
> test Mark Rabiner's maxim that you can never have enough 50mm  
> lenses.  And because I wanted to try a Planar-formula RF lens for  
> myself.  After a brief sojourn at DAG's to clean out 50 worth years  
> of schmutz, it's clear, sparkling and ready for action.  Pictures  
> will follow eventually.
> Meantime, please send some good thoughts this way for my father  
> Milton, photographed here a year ago with an M6TTL and 50/1.5 Nokton:

a very nice and loving portrait hard to see brilliant  
people get old...  Steve
> --Peter
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