Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2012/11/12

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Subject: [Leica] Last Leica photo
From: photo at (Nathan Wajsman)
Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2012 07:20:45 +0100
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Don't worry Ken, I did not own any Leica equipment between 2004  and 2008, 
and that did not stop me from posting on the LUG ;-)

Hope things change for the better now that you have the nastiness behind you.


Nathan Wajsman
Alicante, Spain


On Nov 8, 2012, at 3:33 AM, Ken Iisaka wrote:

> It is with great sadness that I am no longer a Leica user.
> During the bitter divorce that consumed nearly everything I owned of value,
> I agreed to give all of my Leica equipment to my ex with much reluctance. I
> was threatened with prolonged trials, and it was an easy decision as the
> value of my Leica equipment is greatly exceeded by the cost of continued
> litigation.
> Among them was a double-stroke M3 which I purchased shortly after the birth
> of my son, and the vast majority of his baby pictures were taken with it.
> Also lost in divorce was the M8, which finally converted me to the world of
> digital photography. Given that it has an iffy electrical contact with the
> SD card, a faulty switch, and a few other flaws, I doubt it is worth very
> much any more. After 40,000 photographs in the last several years, it was
> used well.
> I am left with just two micro 4/3 Olympus bodies, and a few lenses. At
> least I will be able to continue taking photographs. I imagine that I will
> return to the world of Leica, though the day may be in a distant future.
> Since my ex is not a photographer, she will most likely try to sell them
> for money. She demanded them from me out of spite, and I hope she's happy.
> However, I would imagine that she will be shocked by how little they are
> worth on the market.
> I will remain on the LUG, but I won't be able to show any Leica photos for
> some years to come.
> Cheers,
> -- 
> Ken Iisaka
> first name at last name dot org or com
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