5 Tips for Collecting Leica Cameras with Richard Chalfan

Apr 13, 2017  By Richard Rejino

In this installment of the LHSA “How To” video series, Richard Chalfan shares what he has learned about collecting Leica cameras. Richard is a retired Boeing engineer who is now working at the Leica Store in Bellevue, Washington. A member of LHSA, he has been an avid Leica collector for many years. In this exclusive LHSA “How To” video series, Helen Todd sat down with Richard to discuss 5 tips to know when collecting Leica cameras.

  1. Know everything you can about the cameras
  2. Establish sources for your collecting
  3. Find joy in the capabilities and limitations
  4. Get your cameras cleaned, lubricated, and adjusted
  5. Be creative within your camera’s limits

Special thanks to Richard Chalfan – http://www.leicastorebellevue.com/

Thanks to Helen Todd from our social media agency, Sociality Squared.  

LHSA -The International Leica Society is a nonprofit organization dedicated to all aspects of Leica Camera, including photography, research, history, documentation, and collecting. Learn more and become a member here: https://lhsa.org/join   

Richard Rejino
Richard is the Executive Director of LHSA - The International Leica Society and a part-time professional photographer. He is also a classically trained pianist, writer and published author. His book, "What Music Means to Me" is available from Hal Leonard Corporation.

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