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    hate you guys... and APUG...

    Honestly, I do.

    Been visiting this site and started to get a film itch to scratch.

    Got a Leica MP sitting on a shelf that rarely sees some use since my M8 sees the light of the day more often.

    Now I got another digital camera but because of visiting APUG so often, I started to get nostalgic.

    And I go trekking ( on Holidays now ) with my MP and the other digital camera stays at home.

    Just couple of film rolls on my pocket and off I go.

    And I dont shoot film for ages to be honest, but its an immense pleasure the little details of film : watching exposure more carefully, paying much more attention to the framing and cocking the film.



    My only conscience problem is that the "other" digital camera is a 6.000 euros Leica M9...

    So I really hate you guys. But having so much fun

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    Quote Originally Posted by proenca View Post
    my only conscience problem is that the "other" digital camera is a 6.000 euros Leica M9...
    Just think what you could have bought instead.... I had this thought not long after I bought a Nikon D100 for £1300 in 2003. It never gets used now but my selection of around thirty film cameras does.


    Steve.
    "People who say things won't work are a dime a dozen. People who figure out how to make things work are worth a fortune" - Dave Rat.

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    LOL, sort of the same happened to me :-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by proenca View Post

    ... And I don't shoot film for ages to be honest, but its an immense pleasure
    Well, there you have it

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    I'm in the same boat, but with two MPs, a Bronica RF645 and a Bessa III (no, no, no - I'm not getting out all the old cameras as well; that way lies madness!) to keep happy before the M9 gets any attention. But I have found a solution - use an Elmarit 24 on the M9 for colour landscapes. More detail than I can get with 6x7 negs in a Coolscan 9000. Best of both worlds!

    Chris

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    M6 and a Minolta FlashmeterIII and TX = Pure Joy!

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    GAS is bad, but, the worst was I found a Durst 4x5 for a bargain, then colour chems, paper, more chems, more paper....... Frames to hang the prints in...........Aaaauuugggghhhhhh. Thanks to everyone.

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    At least the M9 still sells for a good price if you decide you're done with it.

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    Hi there!!! im from the Philippines. from the beggining im using 35mm yashica rangefinder i loved it....

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    Welcome to APUG Jose. I've been to your park !!

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