What do you do for a living?

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steveleicaman Contributing Member • Posts: 641
What do you do for a living?

You know how all Leica owners are supposed to be doctors and dentists? Well I thought it might be interesting to learn what people here actually do for a living - even if you are in the medical profession

I am a 46 year old Surveyor and I work in residential development

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MilSooper Senior Member • Posts: 1,869
Re: What do you do for a living?

Just a lowly Construction Hack for 46 years.
Actually a Superintendent on Projects 50 mil and up. Mostly Government.

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Michael J Hoffman Regular Member • Posts: 169
Re: What do you do for a living?

Hello! 40 years old, and have been a dispatcher for the Maryland State Police for 18 years.

mjh

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MilSooper Senior Member • Posts: 1,869
For steveleicaman.....

Interesting to go from this:

To this:

In just my lifetime.

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Michael Everett Senior Member • Posts: 1,921
Re: What do you do for a living?

I'm not a Leica owner (but lots of Zeiss and CV), and I am a stuffy academic, a musicologist -- e.g. music historian, professor, write lots about music in books and magazines.

Michael

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bpalme Senior Member • Posts: 1,063
Re: What do you do for a living?

42 Airline Pilot.
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jason mich New Member • Posts: 7
Re: What do you do for a living?

Hi.

Im 33 and spend half my day in our metalwork factory and the other half doing architectural photography. Both jobs that i love, and i cant wait to get to work in the morning!

Fred Holzapfel
Fred Holzapfel Regular Member • Posts: 128
Re: What do you do for a living?

I am 62 yrs old, retired from 32 years of data processing operations management in US banking. I started with my fathers IIIc on my high school year book staff. Been using various Lecia cameras most of my life as a hobby. It got me away from all the data processing junk.

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starwolfy Senior Member • Posts: 1,279
Re: What do you do for a living?

I am 25 years old.
Currently working as a Product Manager in a small Start-up.
I'll launch my own business in 2 months.

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xtforest Contributing Member • Posts: 589
Re: For steveleicaman.....

Another Leica (Leica Geosystems) I see!
Cheers,
Rob
ps I was a research scientist, now work in IT.

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ashwinrao1 Senior Member • Posts: 2,720
Re: What do you do for a living?

Sorry to bore...Doctor (sports medicine)
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DavidGBK Senior Member • Posts: 1,062
Re: What do you do for a living?

47 years old - accountant

benny19800304 New Member • Posts: 7
Re: What do you do for a living?

31 years old. software engineer

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zenfr2009 Senior Member • Posts: 1,191
Re: What do you do for a living?

Being retired with a "tiny" pension, I don't want to waste all my savings, so no M9 for me.

X1 is more than enough to complete my equipment (D300, Nex5N, ....)

PS : My wife and I love traveling : http://www.ipernity.com/zenfr

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JamieTux Veteran Member • Posts: 3,900
Re: What do you do for a living?

33 Years old - Freelance consultant, business analyst and project manager for online retailers - I added photography work about 18 months ago as I love it and it pays for my hobby!
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markforce Contributing Member • Posts: 511
Re: What do you do for a living?

Just turned 41; reinsurance underwriter

steveleicaman OP Contributing Member • Posts: 641
Re: Ashwin

Last I looked, you don't just roll out of school and become a Doctor. I seem to remember it involves some hard work along the way. So I don't think there is any need to apologise for reaping the benefits of the hard work.

If I didn't have two teenage daughters I would probably own a copy of every lens ever made by Leica & Zeiss!

Regards,

Steve

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steveleicaman OP Contributing Member • Posts: 641
Re: What do you do for a living?

Thanks everyone for such a great response. I think that establishes that once and for all, it goes to prove that Leica ownership is beyond the preserve of the medical profession.

You never know, even Dan Nikon could might qualify for ownership?

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Edward48
Edward48 Veteran Member • Posts: 9,010
Re: What do you do for a living?

Recently retired graphic designer/art director in sales promotion, direct marketing and advertising.

Everyone else here seems to have a 'proper job' as my dear father would have said

Mike
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David28 Veteran Member • Posts: 3,074
Re: What do you do for a living?

Going 56 and I run my own investment funds business in Australia.

David

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