It's a Leica, she said, it's made in Germany
John Naughton, writing in The Observer, tells us why he likes his Leica. It has been a lifelong addiction, ever since when, as a teenager, he met a photographer who had all of two cameras to play with:
She reached into her bag, took something out, leaned towards me and placed it in my outstretched hand. I nearly dropped it! I was expecting something of the weight of a Box Brownie. Instead I found myself holding a silver-grey metallic object that looked more like a scientific instrument than any camera I'd ever seen. "It's a Leica," she said. "It's made in Germany."
Thanks to my friend Maurice Baker of the London Mac Group for the heads up on this little stor