Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/01/22

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Subject: Re: [Leica] PAW, PAD etc.
From: "B. D. Colen" <>
Date: Mon, 22 Jan 2001 12:58:18 -0500
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Guy Bennett wrote:
> >[snip]
> >Now, as I am shooting families etc. professionally, I have literally
> >found that the results of each succeeding shoot are better than those of
> >the preceeding shoots, to the point where, about 18 months into this, I
> >really cringe when I look at the photos from the first couple of shoots.
> >So what does this suggest - God know it doesn't prove anything? First,
> >making photos is a great deal like riding the proverbial bike. Get back
> >on the bike after years of not riding and you DO in fact remember how to
> >ride.
> >
> >B. D.
> I'd say it also proves that - in addition to "practicing" more - you're
> also evaluating your work with a more critical eye than you perhaps did at
> first, and are learning from your own strengths and weaknesses.
> Guy
No question....But that, too, is all part of the process. Shooting for
its own sake is pretty much worthless. You certainly have to pay
attention to what you shoot, and what your results are.

B. D.

In reply to: Message from Martin Howard <> (Re: [Leica] PAW, PAD etc.)
Message from Guy Bennett <> (Re: [Leica] PAW, PAD etc.)