Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2009/10/18

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Subject: [Leica] Old lenses and M8
From: photo at (Nathan Wajsman)
Date: Sun, 18 Oct 2009 14:04:01 +0200
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The M8 I got last December was a great deal, and takes great pictures,  
the quality of which has been totally unaffected by the arrival of the  

I will buy an M9 some day, no doubt, but I will wait till the price is  
in the 3000 EUR range. Should be there by 2011.


Nathan Wajsman
Alicante, Spain


On Oct 18, 2009, at 9:25 AM, Mark Rabiner wrote:

> That camera you got in the past 12 months at cut rate prices may  
> have not
> been such a good deal in the scheme of things.
> But the glass you got for it is.
> Especially if you got Leica glass.  Especially if you got farily  
> current
> Leica glass. And you got to use it for this current period of time.  
> But all
> that glass was all designed to work with a 43mm image circle.  
> Fitting around
> a 24x36mm frame. As it has been since the entire past century. The top
> people insist on working in this format Barnack made famous and not in
> cropped formats in the past years. But why pay attention to them? This
> camera in my hands  "takes good pictures".
> Mark William Rabiner
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