Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2006/06/06

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Subject: [Leica] Re: 90mm's
From: kididdoc at (Steve Barbour)
Date: Tue Jun 6 07:18:24 2006
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On Jun 6, 2006, at 4:06 AM, R. Clayton McKee wrote:

> By all accounts there was never a single day in Capa's career when he
> could have AFFORDED a shi*load of redundant lenses.  He would
> therefore not have known if there might be some significant advantage
> to having them.

I suspect there was a significant advantage for Capa... not having  
many redundant lenses. He was out there with a lens and a camera  
actually  taking photos (when he wasn't doing other things) ...not  
making the wrenching decision... "what outfit do I use today ?".....


>   Carry on with the collecting; if nothing else you'll
> have an extremely intriguing assortment of paperweights one day.
> On 5 Jun 2006 at 21:07, Jeffery Smith wrote:
>> Ouch!
>> On Behalf Of Robert
>> Schneider
>> Sent: Monday, June 05, 2006 9:02 PM
>> To: Leica Users Group
>> Subject: Re: [Leica] Re: 90mm's
>> He also never said, "If your pictures aren't good enough, you need a
>> shi*load of redundant lenses."
>> On Jun 5, 2006, at 9:57 PM, Jeffery Smith wrote:
>>> Capa never said "If your pictures aren't good enough, you need a  
>>> 90."
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Replies: Reply from dlridings at (Daniel Ridings) ([Leica] Re: 90mm's)
Reply from nickbroberts at (Nick Roberts) ([Leica] Re: 90mm's)
In reply to: Message from schneiderpix at (Robert Schneider) ([Leica] Re: 90mm's)
Message from leica at (R. Clayton McKee) ([Leica] Re: 90mm's)