Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2011/04/05

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Subject: [Leica] Leica S2
From: afirkin at (afirkin at
Date: Wed, 6 Apr 2011 02:27:10 -0400
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> Hi Luggers,
> Esther and I were invited out to dinner last night to a friend's home.
> He is a British cinematographer who got his start as an assistant
> cameraman on David Lean's Lawrence of Arabia and has lived in Hong
> Kong for many years working now mostly on advertising videos. He was
> very keen to show me his latest acquisition - a Leica S2 - which he
> had just used for a street photography project in Melbourne. I looked
> at about 100 pictures of his Melbourne series on his 27" I Mac and I
> must admit I was pretty impressed. It was also nice to see the camera
> being used for real work rather than as jewelry for Russian or Chinese
> Oligarchs or Rock stars.
> Here's me with the gem:
> No, I won't be buying one anytime soon.

not soon, but ordered ;-) suits you ;-)

Alastair: still cameraless but swinging towards Canon again out of necessity

In reply to: Message from cummer at (H&ECummer) ([Leica] Leica S2)