Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2008/12/18

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Subject: [Leica] IMG: Hoppies USA adventures 1
From: kididdoc at (Steve Barbour)
Date: Thu Dec 18 10:51:35 2008
References: <6F47E4E2386F40A4BF8DFA0F8441EBAE@BronPC>

On Dec 17, 2008, at 8:23 PM, Geoff Hopkinson wrote:

> Folks a quick photo post for your entertainment. Today we went on a  
> tour in a four wheel drive vehicle out of Las Vegas to Red Rock  
> Canyon. Snow fell ever more thickly which was pretty amazing for the  
> desert and Las Vegas. We ended up stuck in a snow drift on an off  
> road track which was rather more amazing. I got out to take photos,  
> of course, while the tour operator extricated our vehicle. The first  
> shot following was in mid snow desert. The next was taken  
> unexpectedly by my M8 as I fell heavily in the ice and snow (my  
> third fall in the snow!). My M8 swung sideways around my neck as I  
> landed and struck the side of my head. Luckily my head cushioned the  
> impact. Presumably the Tom A soft release hit my temple as I landed.  
> Not as bruised as Tina but very nearly as sore. Anyway maybe a LUG  
> worthy story. I'll tell you about other M8 toughness, and UV/IR  
> filter properties another time.
> <>

please send photos Hoppy...

we may start a subfolder of the Leica users gallery...

I trust it is going better,

it is winter after all...


> cheers
> Battered Hoppy of the desert snow drifts.
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