Last week’s little video on unboxing all grandpa’s Leicas got a warm reception from our readers. There’s a wealth of similarly interesting stuff on the subject of Leicas — old and new — on YouTube and you also probably allocate a bit of your time to looking for new material. But we can all miss something interesting.
I was drawn to the following video not so much for the headline content — I have never thought of comparing the R3 with its alter ego, the Minolta XE and I imagine it isn’t foremost in your thoughts either.
But I warmed to the extremely knowledgeable presentation and the setting for the video at Leitz Park in Wetzlar. I certainly now know a lot more about these two cameras than I did yesterday and I hope you enjoy the presentation as much as I did.
If you like it, you can find a treasure trove of similar footage at Analog Insights on YouTube. Jules, Greg and Max, focus primarily on so-called analogue photography in the digital age.
They produce gear and film reviews as well as covering many types of