Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2016/09/15

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Subject: [Leica] Schwäbisch Hall
From: photo at (Nathan Wajsman)
Date: Thu, 15 Sep 2016 22:38:14 +0200
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Beautiful place. The name sounds familiar, I think I passed through the town 
when I lived in Zurich and was driving around in southern Germany,


Nathan Wajsman
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> On 15 Sep 2016, at 19:08, Howard L Ritter Jr <hlritter at> wrote:
> I?m in the beautiful old, small city of Schw?bisch Hall on the Kocher in 
> SW Germany for a short stay to attend a language course at the 
> Goethe-Institut. It?s a city that compels people with cameras, or not, to 
> walk around gawking at the sights ? especially those of us from the New 
> World. I?ve been fairly busy with my new travel gear, a Sony a7rII FF EVIL 
> camera with 24-70 mm zoom. It?s a replacement for my beloved NEX-7, a 
> veteran of much travel, tragically lost a year ago at the end of my last 
> trip to Europe. Like the NEX, the alpha has a battery compartment on the 
> right that makes a bulge that allows the camera, secured by a wrist strap, 
> to dangle effortlessly from the fingertips while walking, inconspicuous 
> and ready in an instant. Unlike the NEX, the best that can be said about 
> its size and weight is that it?s smaller and lighter than any FF DSLR, but 
> for me it works well. IF ONLY Sony would put that lovely 35 mm Zeiss lens 
> built into its RX1 into an alpha mount...
> I?ve just posted a photo 
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>  to the gallery. Please view large. C&C appreciated.
> ?howard
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