Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2006/05/19

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Subject: [Leica] help me be a poseur
From: walt at (Walt Johnson)
Date: Fri May 19 11:26:08 2006
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Send it to George Clooney and see if he can take it on his next trip to 
the Sudan.Just remember, when you get old like BD you'll want a smaller 
bag and Lowe Pro makes some very durable and compact ones.


p.s. Don't bleach the bag and don't ever bleach a Banana Republic vest 
or you'll be sorry.

Kyle Cassidy wrote:

>for years i've used two camera bags, one is this giant thing by "coast"
>which is sort of like a cardboard box with a strap. i can put an oven in
>it. It is ugly and uncomfortable, i want to give it to an enemy. the
>other is a "nikon" bag i got in the dollar bin at my local camera store.
>it holds one body and maybe three lenses.
> the zipper broke on the "nikon" bag about a year ago, and it's only a
>matter of time before my m6 falls out and smashes to the pavement, so
>yesterday i got a domke FX1 the "little bit bigger" bag which will hold
>2 bodies and an 80-200 2.8 and a bunch of other stuff like sodas,
>condoms, wrenches, t.v. remotes, fresh fruit, the works. but the problem
>is that this freaking bag makes me look like an amature. it's brand new
>and i'm not going to spend the time breaking it in so that i can look
>cool. so, i'm wondering, should i just start throwing it into the
>washing machine over and over? maybe with a couple handfulls of rocks
>until it gets the "worn denim" patina.
>has anybody tried this? How many times do I need to wash it before those
>guys in the photo pit stop pointing and laughing?
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