Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/04/30

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Subject: Re: [Leica] anyone shooting monday's London riot?
From: Johnny Deadman <>
Date: Sun, 30 Apr 2000 09:00:24 +0100

on 30/4/00 1:43 AM, Chuck Albertson at wrote:

> Johnny,
> If you don't usually stick a filter on your lens, this might be a good time
> to do it. Some of the demonstrators in the WTO demos here in November were
> fond of spraying photographers' lens with some sort of dye or even Rustoleum
> (the .44 Magnum of spray paints), to avoid being identified doing something
> nasty. It was only marginally successful, with my favorite shot that week
> being the guy ripping the logo off the Niketown store--while wearing a pair
> of Nikes.
> As they say, keep your head on a swivel---given the way the demo in the City
> went last June, you can probably expect a stiffer response from the
> Metropolitan Police.

Thanks for both tips, Chuck. All police leave has been cancelled. Watch this
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Johnny Deadman