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Leica CL Glamor Shots
Old 04-12-2008   #1
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Leica CL Glamor Shots

Show us what you've got.

My CL has a new 1935 lens to go with the traditional ones.

German Lady dressed in a Russian Black Gown.

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Old 04-12-2008   #2
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Old 04-12-2008   #3
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That is my Favorite 35mm to use on the Leica. I "sold" my Canon 35/2.8 to an RFF'r, and shipped the 35/1.8 instead. He did not complain, and it got rid of the "seller's remorse".
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Old 04-12-2008   #4
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I have both of them, Brian. Both are great lenses to use.
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Old 04-12-2008   #5
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Old 04-13-2008   #6
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Nice glamor shot, love the "looks good in Blue" color balance.
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Old 04-13-2008   #7
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Old 04-13-2008   #8
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The Classic CL, as she started out in life 35 years ago- born with a 40/2 Summicron-C.
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Old 04-13-2008   #9
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Bought mine from a collector, so it has no scratches, brassing or anything. The meter is unstable however, hence the VC II.

Standard Summicron-C, M-Rokkor 90 next to it. ALong with my M3 it's my favorite Leica.
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Old 04-23-2008   #10
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Not sure whether mine can be considered as glamourous but to me it's just lovely.
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Old 04-28-2008   #11
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some of you may remember this (the adventures of the CL) when i posted it up about a year ago. unfortunately, i never did get around to the sequel... but there may be something else in the making
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Old 06-10-2008   #12
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A guy in brown uniform dropped it off yesterday. Kind of anxious how the first roll of film gonna turn out... we will see.
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Old 11-09-2008   #13
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The CL isn't much bigger than the rear cap on the other 50mm f/0.95

As impractical as it might be I bet that duo would be fun to shoot with.
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Old 11-09-2008   #14
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I just sold my CL. Oh well. Some things just have to be moved to allow other things to be "parked in the garage'.
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Old 11-12-2008   #15
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Just re-covered, looks much better than the shabby black that was there before. IMO, of course!
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Old 11-12-2008   #16
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Just re-covered, looks much better than the shabby black that was there before. IMO, of course!
Yah that looks pretty classy.
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Old 11-17-2008   #17
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Not my pictures, but the camera is mine now. I love it!
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Old 11-18-2008   #18
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James, who did your repaint?
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Old 12-07-2008   #20
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Old 02-21-2009   #21
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Oh I am lusting after these! This will definitely be my next camera purchase!
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Old 02-23-2009   #22
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my g/f's CL =) (I bought her that instead of paying back my debts )

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Old 02-23-2009   #23
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That's a sweet looking combo.

M3 Summicron 50 f2 & Canon 50 f1.8
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Old 04-23-2009   #24
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My newly CLA'ed toy that I picked up on the bay for a very good price

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... with Carl Zeiss G Biogon 21/2.8 converted to Leica M mount, handmade leather case in black. At last I can carry the CL camera horizontally! Great!

The lens rear element seems to clear the metering arm by a comfortable distance.

The other with a self-made strap, Kyoto style autumn leaves motif and with the Rollei Sonnar 40mm F2.8 HFT.
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Old 07-02-2009   #26
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Leica CL with Canon TV 50/0.95
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Old 07-02-2009   #27
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.... might give some problems with the RF ?
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Old 07-10-2009   #28
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Uh oh, was looking for a VC 40/1.4 for my Epson.. The seller also had a CL. I hope this won't work as a gateway to something bigger (and more expensive)!

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Old 07-22-2009   #29
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This is my favorite combination on the move,
CL - 21mm Elmarit
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Old 08-23-2009   #30
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How's that for glamor?

Took a nice spill
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Old 08-26-2009   #31
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Pretty bad. Did you have it shipped international surface mail? That's what they typically look like after arriving.
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Old 08-26-2009   #32
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hahaha I bet. That one went to Sherry Krauter for a fixing by fed ex air. Hope she can do something with it. Everyone here says she is the best. Cant wait to get it back!
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Old 08-28-2009   #33
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OK, here is mine. Took me 3 hours replacing the fake leather with real leather. The hardest part is trimming the leather to the correct thickness on the edges and trim out the underside for the bends on four corners of the camera.
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Old 02-09-2010   #35
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My new to me, Leica CL with Jupiter-8 + hood.
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They are little gems. My eldest son took one of mine with him when he was deployed to Afghanistan and then Iraq. Just worked without complaint.
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Yesterday my Cl arrived and today she got in contact with her mate,
a Summicron 50/2,0 with some dings and dents but good mechanik and clear optic
(and it had a very low price)

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I miss my CL. Now what?
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