Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2007/03/19

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Subject: [Leica] M8 First Impressions & Pictures.
From: dommorris at (Dominic Morris)
Date: Mon Mar 19 20:14:34 2007
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Thanks for looking Hugh and for the suggestion. I will certainly  
resize. It never occurred to me that folks might want to download;  
for some reason I thought the gallery view would be enough. Live and  


On 19-Mar-07, at 8:42 PM, Hugh Thompson wrote:

Hello Dom - like your TO shots.  Different angles for Old City Hall  
etc.  Isn't it fun to walk around with the M8, and that 28 is a  
fantastic lens.

BTW, don't know what imageware you are using but the images on the  
LUG are huge, and it take for ever to download them.  Suggest you  
resize them for the web prior to posting.


On 19-Mar-07, at 5:15 PM, Dominic Morris wrote:

> Greetings all.
> The M8 vigil ended about 3 weeks ago. The camera with a brand new  
> Summicron 2/28 mm lens arrived Feb 27 and I have been on the  
> learning curve ever since, as I expect to be for a lifetime to come.
> I love the camera and have had no problems with batteries, SD cards  
> or the like. The selector switch does not seem loose, but it does  
> somehow find its way to unexpected positions. It is, of course,  
> heavier than the little Sony I just passed on to my wife, but this  
> actually seems helpful. I got a shot of Terry, hand-held at 1/15th,  
> unheard of with any former camera.
> Anyhow, there are a few early efforts up for your critical review.
> TIA.
> Dom
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