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

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Inauguration photos
From: "Steve LeHuray" <>
Date: Mon, 22 Jan 2001 16:02:31 -0500

> Hot off the easel! Inauguration Day pictures.
> Here's the result of five hours shivering in the freezing drizzle of a
> Washington, DC January. These are crowd shots of demonstrators and well
> wishers, mostly taken around 9th and Pennsylvania Ave. While I was there
> I glimpsed one other photographer shooting with a Leica and what looked
> like a 24mm with finder, but I couldn't move through the crowd enough to
> say hello and see if he was a member of the LUG. I also wasn't close
> enough to see anything of the swearing in ceremony although I did
> glimpse the President's hand (oh, boy!) as he whizzed by in the limo.
> :)  Anyway, for me I think these capture something of the flavor of the
> day for those of us who weren't connected enough to get a good ticket.
> Street photography isn't normally my thing but I had fun with these ones
> and any comments would be appreciated. They can be found at:
> Simon Stevens

Terrific stuff Simon.

I was there myself Saturday shooting away, hope they come out nearly as good
as your shots.