A&P Leica M8

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  1. integraMAHxC

    integraMAHxC New Member

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    Anyone seen these camera's. I really like the look of them.. but I cant afford 5k.. the only similar styled camera ive seen is an epson for 1k. anyone know of any low cost knockoffs.. im lookin more for the features of a $400 camera with the looks of the Leica Rangefinder
     
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    19Godfather86 New Member

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    Why do you care about the looks of the camera so much?
     
  3. integraMAHxC

    integraMAHxC New Member

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    why do u care what type of car u drive, or what kind of clothes u wear.. its all about style. and im not rich or stupid enough 2 shell out 5k for a cool lookin camera..
     
  4. turbodude

    turbodude Just a photographer OT Supporter

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    polaroid lumix has a good rangefinder looking cam.
     
  5. Ballast

    Ballast Cold Heartless Bastard

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    The Feb 2007 issue of Popular Photography had a review on it. I have the paper edition, but you can probably read it online.
     
  6. Cobber

    Cobber Wanna touch my bunny hole?

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    :rofl: at buying a camera cause it looks cool
     
  7. 1200mk

    1200mk Still same OG

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    the epson range finder is supposed to be good.


    but 3k good.
     
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    its a piece of crap in a lot of ways. very buggy. read the luminous landscape antartica review, 3 of 4 went down for no reason

    they kept the base plate from the film days, so you have to unsrew it to get a cf card out :rofl:
     
  9. SpiderOnTheFloor

    SpiderOnTheFloor New Member

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    take a picture of your hand and post it please
     
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    I got to use one :hsughno:
     
  11. Torps

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    canon g7
     
  12. CornUponCob

    CornUponCob New Member

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    It's a retarded camera. Good lenses may be built for it, but Lecia hasn't really figured out how to make an SLR that can hold a candle to Canon yet.

    Edit: see post below.
     
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    mobbarley Active Member

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    m8 is an slr?
     
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    CornUponCob New Member

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    Lol, you're right, silly me.

    Let's see...... how can I word this...

    "this is why canon does not make digital rangefinders".....

    no..... that doesn't really fit.

    How about the boring but correct "the image quality comming out of their rangefinder is nowhere near as good as you can get from an SLR from another camera manufacturer, and the other benifits of using a rangefinder system over an SLR system do not justify the high cost and other problems of the M8"

    I like that better.
     
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    but its still more than you can afford, pal.. oh and fits in your pocket :h5:

    the m8 seems nice, but I think I would hold out till the m9. :big grin:
     

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