Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1999/07/08

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Subject: RE: [Leica] Noctilux Gloom-Buster VS 75mm f/1.4 ...
From: Harrison McClary <>
Date: Thu, 8 Jul 1999 13:23:23 -0500

>>Sorry I gotta tell you folks, I'm just going back to my old fashion way and
>>shoot without thinking!
>It's like driving a car. You've shot stuff that you're really pleased with
>but can't remember how on earth you did it. 

Gotta say I agree with Ted on this not thing routine. I often have people 
ask me why did you do that/how did you do that and the only answer I can 
give is "It felt right."  I very seldome can tell what aperature/shutter 
speed I used...just what gave me the correct exposure with the look I 

>Just like those times that you
>pull up outside your house, and as you take the keys out of the ignition you
>stop day-dreaming and realise that you are in a car... and that you have
>been driving for the last x minutes or hours... and you can't remember a
>single junction, or stop-light... and you wonder how on earth you got home
>in one piece... but you did.

Remind me to never drive on the same raods you are on.  ;)

Harrison McClary
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