Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1997/11/03

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Subject: Re: I respectfully disagree with Ted ;-)
From: Thomas Kachadurian <>
Date: Mon, 03 Nov 1997 08:48:20 -0500

At least I had the initials correct <G>.

I agree with you and Eric completely. This summer I spent no less than 14
evenings in the same spot waiting for the right sky at the right time of
night. The night it happend I was there, set up and made the photograph. I
couple out for a hike stopped to chat for a few minutes. I don't remember
his exact words, but it was something like "you're lucky to be here on such
a great night." Ha!


At 05:58 AM 11/3/97 -0600, George Huczek wrote:
>>Who is credited with writing "Chance favors the prepared mind"? I think it
>>was Linus Pauling.
>Louis Pasteur.
>Anticipating the right moment to shoot is perhaps a better way of thinking
>about it than just relying on sheer luck.  Sometimes one can select the
>best vantage point and then wait and, if luck is what you call it, be at
>the right place at the right time to get the shot.
>Eric Welch echoed these sentiments well in his reply before I could sent
>out this idea.