Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2010/10/19

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Subject: [Leica] Well I went and did it
From: lists at (Harrison McClary)
Date: Tue, 19 Oct 2010 19:01:59 -0500
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  Problem with the Canon is everyone has one and wants to talk to me or 
they see the 70-200 2.8 and always comment on how large the lens is.  I 
am so sick and tired of this it aint funny.

When I got the G2 I deliberately got the blue one.  No "real" 
photographer uses a blue camera.  LOL

On 10/19/10 6:51 PM, Mark Rabiner wrote:
> Have I got this right using an M9 you're just going to blend it but using a
> Canon or Nikon you're going to stand out?
> --------------------
> Mark William Rabiner
> Photography
> mark at
>> From: Harrison McClary<lists at>
>> Reply-To: Leica Users Group<lug at>
>> Date: Tue, 19 Oct 2010 17:34:44 -0500
>> To: Leica Users Group<lug at>
>> Subject: Re: [Leica] Well I went and did it
>>    Thanks all for the info.  Sounds like coding is not a big deal.  I,
>> personally, could care less what the metadata says.  As long as the
>> lenses focus and function properly I really don't care about all that
>> other junk.
>> If it makes a big difference on the wides I may consider it.
>> As of now I am just looking forward on getting back to Tennessee so I
>> can pick it up and play with it a little before I have to head back down
>> here.  I'll bring it with and as long as there are shoots where I don't
>> mind getting it out I'll use it some here.  Probably will stick with the
>> 1D's though simply because they are weather sealed, and have already
>> gotten so much abuse that I do not mind beating them up more.  My once
>> new 1DsIII now looks like a press corp ugly camera and my just bought in
>> July 1DIV now looks 3 years old....don't want to do that to my M9 also.
>> Salt water and salt air are hard on gear.
>> I did use my little G2 and Leica lenses on shoot where I was around lots
>> of the public, it was so nice to not have every Tom Dick and Harry
>> comment on my cameras.  That is one thing I hate about using the pro
>> line dSLR's everyone wants to comment and talk photography...I just want
>> to work and be left alone.
>> Well thanks again.  I better get back to editing, have to plow through
>> my images and upload them so I can go eat then to bed to do it all over
>> tomorrow.
>> Harrison.
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>> Harrison McClary
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Replies: Reply from kcarney1 at (Ken Carney) ([Leica] Well I went and did it)
Reply from s.dimitrov at (slobodan Dimitrov) ([Leica] Well I went and did it)
In reply to: Message from mark at (Mark Rabiner) ([Leica] Well I went and did it)