Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2008/12/22

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Subject: [Leica] Re: The S2 is not a LEICA
From: jhnichols at (Jim Nichols)
Date: Mon Dec 22 11:16:43 2008
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The S2 sounds like a modern day, very upscale, version of the Speed Graphic, 
with both focal plane and in-the-lens shutters to satisfy the needs of the 
professional who can afford it.  Let's just hope they end up with users 
instead of collectors.

Jim Nichols
Tullahoma, TN USA
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "R. Clayton McKee" <>
To: "Leica Users Group" <>
Sent: Monday, December 22, 2008 1:08 PM
Subject: Re: [Leica] Re: The S2 is not a LEICA

> Quoth the Tina Manley :
>> At 12:00 PM 12/21/2008, you wrote:
>> Of course it's a Leica!  It has a red dot doesn't it. ;-)
> But it doesn't have a cloth shutter or a screw-in lens.  So it can't
> be a REAL Leica.
> And you can't make good photos with anything except a REAL Leica, no
> matter what it is or who you are.
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In reply to: Message from ausdlk at (David Keenan) ([Leica] Re: The S2 is not a LEICA)
Message from images at (Tina Manley) ([Leica] Re: The S2 is not a LEICA)
Message from leica at (R. Clayton McKee) ([Leica] Re: The S2 is not a LEICA)