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Re: [OM] Nathan's PAD 22/3/2010: Leica at the Chandos

Subject: Re: [OM] Nathan's PAD 22/3/2010: Leica at the Chandos
From: Nathan Wajsman <photo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2010 06:17:51 +0100
In my case it WAS the camera, but keep in mind that I am talking about the late 
90s, when mechanical cameras were exceedingly rare and people who were not into 
photography had never seen one. So besides the aesthetics, it had great novelty 
value.

Cheers,
Nathan

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On Mar 24, 2010, at 3:13 AM, Sue Pearce wrote:

> Nathan,
> 
> I had one in the late sixties/early seventies. Had it been a babe magnet, I 
> would have learned to deal with the screw mount and squinty VF. Perhaps it's 
> not the camera?
> 
> Bill Pearce
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Nathan Wajsman" <photo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: "Olympus Camera Discussion" <olympus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Tuesday, March 23, 2010 1:33 PM
> Subject: Re: [OM] Nathan's PAD 22/3/2010: Leica at the Chandos
> 
> 
>> Ken, you should consider one thing about SM Leicas: they are babe magnets. 
>> I used to have a IIIf in the 90s in Brussels. This was also a period when 
>> my wife dragged me to a lot of fancy parties in the international 
>> community of which we were a part. Whenever I took the IIIf with me, I had 
>> to fight off all kinds of attractive women who wanted to have a closer 
>> look. I am not kidding.
>> 
>> Nathan
>> 
>> Nathan Wajsman
>> Alicante, Spain
>> http://www.frozenlight.eu
>> http://www.greatpix.eu
>> http://www.nathanfoto.com
>> 
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>> PICTURE OF THE WEEK: http://www.fotocycle.dk/paws
>> Blog: http://www.fotocycle.dk/blog
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> On Mar 23, 2010, at 5:44 PM, Ken Norton wrote:
>> 
>>>> 
>>>> With screw-mount Leicas...
>>> 
>>> 
>>> I think I'll avoid those. Besides, I'm generally not into THAT old. ;) 
>>> But
>>> the thought of Steampunking an E-420 into an OM body has crossed my mind.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>>> watching to see that the rewind knob is turning.  This indicates that 
>>>> the
>>>> film is properly loaded and advancing.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> An important procedure with any 35mm film camera.
>>> 
>>> Every once in a while I try pulling a "Ken Rockwell" and attempt to get 
>>> 39
>>> shots on a roll. More often than not I get a misfeed and end up not 
>>> getting
>>> the film advancing.
>>> 
>>> AG
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