Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2009/10/05

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Subject: [Leica] New List Member
From: wendythurman at (Wendy Thurman)
Date: Mon, 5 Oct 2009 12:50:48 +0430
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I've shot a bit with Hassy's and they are nice- definitely easier to deal
with than the Mamiyas as far as size goes and the glass is superb.  I am not
enamored of the 6x6 film format, though- hence my preference for the RB67.
Personal choice there, I suppose.

On Mon, Oct 5, 2009 at 10:44 AM, Mark Rabiner <mark at> 

> >
> > I will most certainly keep and use my Nikon system.  Having shot F2's,
> F3's,
> > F4's, and an FM2 I am a certified Nikon fanatic.  The Leica will be a
> > valuable addition to my toolbox and my vision.
> Leica's and Nikons go together like peanut butter and jelly.
> I saw this mannequin display somewhere I think it was a LHSA meeting with a
> nikon hanging off one shoulder and a Leica off the other of these armless
> things. "Kits" I think they were calling them I think their were Brits
> involved. Brits like that word Kits.
> Also in the camera bag they look good next to each other like puppies or
> kitties.
> The perfect medium format hands on no nonsense companion to a Leica in a
> came bag is a twin lens Rolleiflex; a 2.8 f. the Rolleiflex makes a Leica,
> any Leica seem noisy.
> The best deal in photography today is Hasselblad. Less then half the size
> of
> those RB RZ monsters. 3x the elegance.  A cube from Sweden. And again its
> all about glass. Zeiss. As in real Carl Zeiss, Oberkochen.
> Also found on the Rolleiflex.
> Mark William Rabiner
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