Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/01/21

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Subject: Re: [Leica] for the record - it wasn't kyle who came up with the PAW idea
From: "Roy Zartarian" <>
Date: Sun, 21 Jan 2001 17:38:41 -0500

While it was not exactly the idea of a PAD or a PAW, the notion of 
LUGs demonstrating that they actually use their Leicas appeared 
on the list as early as 1996.  See
users/v01/msg02143.html in the archive.


On 21 Jan 2001, at 15:33, Kyle Cassidy wrote:

> someone asked:
> >> The PAW concept is quite challenging. Who thought up the idea. Was it
> >> you, Kyle?
> >
> >Wasn't it Ted who came up with a PAD (picture-a-day) idea at the
> >end of '99 to capture the year 2000? Who modified it to PAW?
> it wasn't me. i don't recall who first mentioned it, but there was a big
> discussion about it on the LUG end of 1999 ways. a bunch of people, i
> recall, said they were interested in doing it. i just jumped on the
> bandwagon.
> although, i will mention that fantastic book, published in its entirity in
> national geographic about 3 years ago, where some wildlife photographer
> really did a picture a day for a year, but the only took ONE FRAME a day.
> and they're all spectacular. someone will recall the name of the book and
> we should all go out and buy it. i think he was using an EOS, but we'll
> forgive him.
> kc