Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2011/06/06

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Subject: [Leica] IMGs: Tenkara fishing. I drenched my camera.
From: lluisripollquerol at (Lluis Ripoll)
Date: Mon, 6 Jun 2011 22:49:59 +0200
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Nice set Peter!


El 06/06/2011, a las 13:38, Peter Cheyne escribi?:

> I usually take my Fujifilm Klasse on fishing trips.  Yesterday I  
> waded in water too deep for comfort and the camera got submerged.  I  
> took the battery out and hoped hanging it around my neck would let  
> the sun dry it.  The next day I removed the Neopan 400 B&W film.  I  
> had taken only about  11 shots, so cut away the remainder of the  
> film.  The Klasse winds all the film onto the free spool first, so  
> exposed film is already in the can.  The can is sitting on my desk.   
> I'll send it in for developing one of these days.  After sitting on  
> my windowsill, the camera is in apparently perfect working order.   
> However, I'm thinking of retiring it from fishing trips and using a  
> mechanical camera instead.  Maybe one of my Kodak Stereo Cameras  
> loaded with Velvia.
> If you're interested in this meditative, light-packing form of river  
> fishing, check out
> Here is a photo set from a previous river fishing trip, about three  
> weeks ago.
> All the best,
> Peter Cheyne
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Replies: Reply from benedenia at (Marty Deveney) ([Leica] IMGs: Tenkara fishing. I drenched my camera.)
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