By golly, I will buy a 2nd one!

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  1. Frank-G

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    Since I've concluded that my Nokton 50mm F1.5 is a great lens, I will buy another one for my other Bessa R3A. Why not, eh? I'm Canadian. :D
     
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    The only problem is that everything will be black except for the case. I got that $1 brown case from http://www.cameraquest.com - nice case but it's not black. (In the old days I used to like chrome/silver better.) :smile:
     
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    End of September. Maybe I'll dish out for a black case along with it. Silly me. :smile:
     
  4. Steve Smith

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    What's the relevance of this? Just for us on the other side of the Atlantic (or is it just me?).



    Steve.
     
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    Dear Steve,

    I'm beginning to wonder the same thing. He's clearly obsessed with Voigtlanders, which in itself is no bad thing, but his endless stream of posts about them seem to me to say very little apart from the fact that he's in love with a camera.

    I'm also puzzled at anyone buying two identical lenses. I normally carry two bodies and two lenses (35/1.4 and 75/2) and it doesn't take long to switch them from one body to the other.

    Cheers,

    Roger
     
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    Roger, I was thinking more of the relevance of the 'why not, I'm a Canadian' comment but I wondered why anyone would want two identical lenses too!

    Steve.
     
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    At one time I had 5 50mm E's, 2 100mm E's. I sold 1 100mm and quickly replaced it with a 105mm F2.5. However, now I am a Bessa p_mp. It's a Canadian thing. :wink:
     
  8. Dinesh

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    Afraid not.
     
  9. Frank-G

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    Okay, it's a Vancouver thing. :wink:
     
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    I doubt it.

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    Well, it's not just me, Bessas are popular here, especially with the youngins. And some do have more than one (backup, and it's gotta be the same). :wink:

    One more non-believer and I'll admit it's only me. :sad:
     
  12. Dave Wooten

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    It is only you Frank, I have many Canadian friends and quite a few live in B.C.

    It is only you
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    it is only you....

    it s ok Frank ..

    It can be your thing :smile:
     
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    No, but it might be a Frank-G thing :wink:

    Matt (from the Vancouver area)
     
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    When I hear Delta or Richmond, I get this sinking feeling. :smile:
     
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    Grow up. Take some decent pictures. Quit speaking for Canadians and especially Vancouverites.
    (How's that for a first post?)
     
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    I'm sorry, I was out back smacking my head against a tree. What was this thread about? (Dave, one of your pigeons is over here hassling my squirrel)
     
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    Frank-G is an embarrassment to Canadians and especially us Vancouverites. Right up there with Celine Dion.
     
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    Frank,

    I'll trade you my 50/1.5 for one of yours :wink:

    BTW, if want an email to any of these domains:

    cosina-voigtlander.com
    cosina-voigtlander.net
    cosina-voigtlander.org
    cosina.info
    cosina.us
    cosinavoigtlander.com
    cosinavoigtlander.net
    cosinavoigtlander.org
    voigtlander.ws

    PM me and I'll hook ya up, you CV freak :smile:
     
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    Camera color/Case color

    A brown case with a black camera is not at all unusual. It's all a matter of taste. The brown leather cases are much sought after in vintage collector circles as there were more black cases made in general.

    See this black Bessa at CameraQuest http://www.cameraquest.com/inventor.htm for irrefutable evidence that some photographers indeed prefer brown camera cases. You may well have a treasure in your hands and not even know it! :smile:
     
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    frank-g, is photopoo your site?