Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2009/10/04

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Subject: [Leica] New List Member
From: henningw at (Henning Wulff)
Date: Sun, 4 Oct 2009 19:48:23 -0700
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Welcome, Wendy!

Over the years I've accumulated a lot of lenses, but the 35 would be 
the one I'd never be without. It just suits the M's (except the M8, 
which needs the 28).

Then the 50. Then the 21. Then the 75....  :-)

>I recently joined the list and would like to thank you all for making the
>resource available- there is a huge amount of information here!
>I do not own a Leica but I am looking to purchase one of the new M9's when
>they become available.  I've shot film with M3's and M6's so am not a
>complete stranger to Leica rangefinders; I wouldn't be averse to a film
>camera but I am working in Afghanistan and don't want to deal with
>processing film here.  Digital is the only practical solution for me at this
>time.  My photography revolves largely around people and street scenes and I
>know this is where the Leica cameras really shine.  Long a Nikon shooter, my
>beloved D700 won't be disposed of- it does a lot of things very well,
>particularly low light- but quite frankly the weight of the camera and a few
>lenses is becoming annoying.
>While waiting for the M9 to become available (I buy through B&H as they
>deliver here very quickly, I'd like to buy at least one lens.  The 35
>Summicron Aspherical is currently in the shopping cart; the 50/1.4 Summilux
>Aspherical is what I was thinking about as a "first lens" but it is
>currently not in stock at B&H.  Any opinions or thoughts you might have on
>the subject of "first lens" would be appreciated.
>Afghanistan is, photographically, a very rich environment and I hope to be
>able to contribute something interesting to the list and perhaps the
>Thanks again!


    *            Henning J. Wulff
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