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Kim...wanted to say hello since I too am in the music biz....own a violin shop called Hillmusic here in Chapel Hill NC.....previously owned a guitar shop called Oxbow Music. You may get to know a friend of mine Michael Kelsh...good fellow, musician, songwriter...Nowell >Name: Kim Sherman >Age: 36 as of July 22 >Marital status: Soon to be single again; No children. >Training: B.A. English, History Belmont University, Nashville >Current Profession: Co-owner, Cotten Music Center, Nashville >Cotten's website: www.cottenmusic.com >Shop specializes in handmade and small-shop acoustic guitars. We spend our >days matching the right guitar with the right player and listening to >songwriters/artists who've just gotten (or lost) that killer deal. We're >soon to be offering digital images on our website. I just purchased a Sony >Mavica FCD-7 digital camera for the shop's use. >Residence: Nashville, TN >Former Profession: Asst. V.P. Field Sales, Ingram Book Company, Nashville; >worked for Ingram nine years before quitting the corporate stage and >becoming a small business owner. I'm working as hard or harder than ever, >but it's greatly rewarding. >Photo background: self-taught; began when a teenager with the family Nikon >FM-2; put all photo activies aside during college and only recently began >again. First Leica ever used: my husband's M-2R and 35/2 Summicron. I >was hooked on the Leica and the images it could produce from that point. >I'm still a true novice but I shooting with Leica, and I'm learning more >everyday.... >Equipment: >Leica CL (purchased 3 years ago--it was my first Leica of my own); also, >companion 40/2 Summicron and 90/4-Elmar C lenses. >M-2 (1962) >M-6 (1995, chrome) >35/2 (latest spherical version) >50/2 (latest) >75/1.4 (on order) >Luna-Pro digital meter > >Film favorites: Was using Ilford XP-2 and TMAX 100. Now using TMAX400CN >almost exclusively for B&W, with some TMAX 100, some Delta 100. Color >negative film....still experimenting with finding the one(s) right for me. > >Other interests: my 10-year old Tonkinese cat (she loves being >photographed); playing and collecting guitars (old Gibsons, new Collings); >collecting and using fountain pens (mostly vintage, a few new); collecting >first edition--in particular, modern poetry and southern fiction; also, >spending time with friends, working out, collecting & drinking red wines.