Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2012/02/07

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Subject: [Leica] D800/E
From: alal at (A. Lal)
Date: Tue, 7 Feb 2012 10:05:05 -0500
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Had a quick look at the preview over at . Looks promising. Best 
of all Nikon retained the very useful pop up flash. Let's hope Nikon offers 
a screen optimised for manual focus.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "A. Lal" <alal at>
To: "Leica Users Group" <lug at>
Sent: Tuesday, February 07, 2012 8:00 AM
Subject: Re: [Leica] D800/E

> The D800E looks very tempting indeed. Alas, R lenses will be difficult to 
> use for all the usual reasons: lack of meter coupling and auto stop down 
> operation. With a good  selection of high quality CZ ZF.2 primes now 
> available there's no reason to hold on to any but specialised R lenses. 
> Then there is the possibility of teething troubles so it might be 
> advisable to wait until early adopters have reported on their experiences.
> Canon and Sony cannot be far behind, Photokina perhaps? Interesting times.
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Richard Man" <richard at>
> To: "Leica Users Group" <lug at>
> Sent: Monday, February 06, 2012 11:34 PM
> Subject: [Leica] D800/E
>> Not a Nikon shooter, but I suspect a good number of luggers will get this
>> :-)
>> Who will be the first person to ask to put R lens on it?
>> -- 
>> // richard <>
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