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    Gotta love those serious leica shooters

    http://video.nhl.com/videocenter/console?id=100982

    Make sure you buy that nuctilux lens, because that bright aperture sure helps you focus...
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    Is there any fellow around who never forgot about that cap?

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    Quote Originally Posted by AgX View Post
    Is there any fellow around who never forgot about that cap?
    Not one using an SLR, or one who leaves the lens cap at home when shooting...
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    TTL metering has saved me from doing this more than once. I do hope, though, that if I looked down at the camera as many times as the guy in the video, I would eventually notice on my own!

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    Quote Originally Posted by CatLABS View Post
    http://video.nhl.com/videocenter/console?id=100982

    Make sure you buy that nuctilux lens, because that bright aperture sure helps you focus...
    They are so inexpensive too.
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    just turn up the asa dial, shoot right through that cap!
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    The rule is remove cap, fit uV and hood then place camera in gbag.

    Remember to clean uV ocassionally.

    With a M5, M6, or later you do not need to do this.

    Canon rangefinder same rule... etc.

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    How did you come to the conclusion that this is a serious Leica SHOOTER. I think he is a serious Leica CARRIER but not necessarily a shooter.

    He cannot put the camera in a bag because then you cannot see the red dot and no one would know he is carrying a Leica.
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    Quote Originally Posted by wildbill View Post
    just turn up the asa dial, shoot right through that cap!
    +1!! I am curious, though, how high should one set the ISO in order to shoot through the lens cap, and obtain a good contrast black and white negative? I have always preferred taking the easy path and just removing (and leaving in my camera bag) the lens cap. However, if one can, in fact, shoot through, the cap, then I (and countless other rangefinder shooters) wouldn't have to be concerned about losing lens caps (and those damned Leica caps are often north of $30 per!).
    An assortment of F-series Nikons (F to F6, excluding the F4) with quite a few Nikkors, a pair of M6s with some Leitz glass, a pair of 500c/ms with a wide range of Zeiss optics and, just to help keep Duracell solvent, a D800.

    Favourite films: (1). KE ("Kodachrome Era"): 35mm: PKM25 and PKR64, HP5/Tri-X; 120: PKR64, PanF, FP4. (2). PKE ("Post-Kodachrome Era"): (a) 35mm: E100G, HP5 Plus/Tri-X and Delta 3200; (b) 120: E100G, PanF Plus, FP4 Plus, TMax 100.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CatLABS View Post
    Not one using an SLR, or one who leaves the lens cap at home when shooting...
    Then I'm in a one-man-club.

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