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Why the leica m is so unique

Discussion in 'Leica Cameras' started by Pelao, Jun 24, 2011.

  1. Pelao

    Pelao All-Pro

    Jul 11, 2010
    Ontario, Canada
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  2. deirdre

    deirdre Top Veteran

    Sep 26, 2010
    OMG, it's Kai. He's so cute and has such a great accent. I could watch/listen to him all day. Please keep me away from any M9-P video he does, m'kay?
  3. Pelao

    Pelao All-Pro

    Jul 11, 2010
    Ontario, Canada
    deirdre, it's about the camera, not the dude, now focus...
  4. Lili

    Lili Hall of Famer

    Oct 17, 2010
    Dallas, TX
    Kai isa cutie, I agree about the accent.
    M9-P and Summilux...mmmmmmm
  5. andrewh973

    andrewh973 Regular

    Mar 13, 2011
    NYC metro are
    Great posting. I like how Kai is able to hold the camera with both hands, while focusing/shooting, and keep his umbrella upright! Pretty nifty move...
  6. jonoslack

    jonoslack Veteran

    May 6, 2011
    Thanks for the link - I really enjoyed that - the damage to my wallet was long ago!
  7. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    And here I thought it was by our Kal, i.e., akulya. I was all excited.:wink:
  8. akulya

    akulya Veteran

    Mar 1, 2011
    Haha! Oh BB you make me laugh, Mistaken identitly I'm afraid - I might like M's, be about the same age as Kai, and also have an english accent, but I don't wear such amazing outfits. I do like his video's though. Lok is a great co-presenter too, chalk-and-cheese.
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  9. Armanius

    Armanius Bring Jack back!

    Jan 11, 2011
    Houston, Texas
    Kai's video reviews are great. I don't always agree with what he says, but he's very entertaining. Y'all should check out his original M9 review.
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  10. fxgeek

    fxgeek New Member

    Jun 18, 2011
    Wow, that is a fantastic video.

    It reminds me of something the BBC would produce. Dammit, now I want a Leica.
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  11. BillN

    BillN Hall of Famer

    Aug 25, 2010
    S W France
    I agree with all the positive sentiments, about Leica and the vid - I have an M8 and would like an M9

    ............... but

    what is happening...............

    where are all the usual "Leica knockers", (critics)

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  12. Armanius

    Armanius Bring Jack back!

    Jan 11, 2011
    Houston, Texas
    They are over at Steve Huff's site given that they seem to enjoy going to a predominantly Leica focused site and then complain about Leica. Although, I must confess that I like to give Leica from time to time as well. Not that they ever feel any grief about it! :smile:
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  13. dixeyk

    dixeyk Guest

    I think folks get really invested in their products and like to think of them as the best. Something like Leica, BMW or any other premium brand will naturally get knocked by those that want it but can't afford it (and don't want to admit it). They make great stuff. I can't afford one and I can't foresee a day when I will be able to but is definitely great stuff. I will say this...I got to play with an M8 recently and while it as very cool I wasn't as impressed as I thought I would be. Probably had more to do with my expectations than anything else. Now, I can see my way to picking up a Summicron 50...some day

    Love the video review.

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