Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/09/28

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Weddings
From: "Joe Stephenson" <>
Date: Mon, 28 Sep 1998 21:44:47 -0700

It sure does take all kindsl I would rather have my vitals torn out by angry
wolverines than do weddings, but it takes all kinds.
In diversity
Joe Stephenson
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Date: Monday, September 28, 1998 8:32 PM
Subject: [Leica] Weddings

>Hi All!
> I was at a wedding yesterday-took my M6,35 Summicron asph, and a pocketful
>Tri-x.  It was a lot of fun shooting all the other guests- I was in my
>mode and can't wait to see the negatives.  When did people start blowing
>bubbles instead of throwing rice?  They sure make for funny photos! At one
>point I was standing with a glass of Champagne in one hand and an hors
>in the other, when the official photographer came over and we started
>about Leicas and being a wedding photographer.  It turns out that even
>he uses Nikons and Hasselblad for work, he uses Leicas for fun.  He has an
>and several vintage lenses and loves them.  He has been doing weddings for
>years and claims that he wouldn't want to do anything else.  As an example
>said that the week before, he had a dog urinate on his tripod and then bite
>him on the hand.  He thought it was a great day!  I believe him.  I never
>anyone have so much fun shooting a wedding.  I think he had a better time
>many of the guests.  There are all kinds of people in the world- I can't
>imagine photographing weddings for 22 years.  More power to him.
> I leave for Cape Cod on Wed. and can't wait to meet some of my fellow
> Richard Wasserman