Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/01/18

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Subject: Re: [Leica] help- what film is in my camera?
From: "eric" <>
Date: Sun, 18 Jan 2004 10:08:40 -0500
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You are right - the hotshoe method is prob the best.
I may make up a plastic insert with a 'C' on one side and a 'B&W' on the
I was just wondering (on this cold sunday morn) what other leica-heads use.

On a side note - about to go down to an auction to see about an M3 double


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From: "Ted Grant" <>
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Sent: Sunday, January 18, 2004 10:07 AM
Subject: Re: [Leica] help- what film is in my camera?

> eric korenman asked:
> Subject: [Leica] help- what film is in my camera?
> > Ok - it has starting hapening to me (at a tender early age)..
> > As a weekend warrior photographer I often pick up my M7 on a Saturday
> > morning to shoot.
> > Counter often says frame 15 or 16 - but hmmm.. what is in camera? Did I
> last
> > shoot TCN or Fuji Press 400? Rats - no way to know until I finish the
> roll.
> > I have taken to taking a bit of the film's box and slipping it into the
> > hotshoe - but it seems rather inelegant.
> > To unsubscribe, see
> Eric,
> You're already using the best and simplest method that many have used for
> years and it's "free!".
> It may not "look elegant" in your eyes, but who cares? There's too many
> shooters out there more concerned about their "Leica looking elegant" than
> just accepting it's nothing more than a tool to take pictures. The film
> tear off is practical, slip in hot shoe simple and doesn't cost a penny!
> what's the problem?
> Another thought is, don't stop shooting until you've used the last frame
> always leave your camera empty so you must load it the next time you go
> to shoot. Then you never have this concern.
> ted
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