Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/08/25

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Subject: Re: [Leica] More Leica Adventures
From: Bill Satterfield <>
Date: Fri, 25 Aug 2000 08:43:47 -0500
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Did you intend for them to be so dark? If so, nice pictures....

Tom Finnegan wrote:

> This week's Leica adventure does not invole either biking or mountain
> climbing, which is probably a good thing since my knees still haven't fully
> recovered. Nor does it involve, to the disappoint of many I'm sure, the
> photographing of brick walls, newspapers, or resolution charts.
> My parents own a beach cabin on an island in the south Puget Sound. The last
> few times I've been down there I've noticed a few Great Blue Heron that
> appeared to be nesting in the area.  Herons are pretty common along the
> shores of the Sound, and in general tend to be rather wary of people. The
> birds near my parent's cabin, however, seemed rather tolerant of people
> approching rather close. I've never had a long lense with me though when
> I've gotten close to the birds, so this time I packed along the 400/6.8 and
> 560/6.8 Telyts. I don't have alot of experience with these lenses, so do't
> expect Doug Herr quality, but here's a sample of the pictures I took.
> best of light,
> Tom Finnegan
> Seattle

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