Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/10/02

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Subject: [Leica] RE: [Leica] the leicaness of leica WAS Erwi n, photographic technique
From: Jem Kime <>
Date: Mon, 2 Oct 2000 16:36:44 +0100


What was it about Washingborough (Lincs.) that took you there?
I grew up in the Lincolnshire fens and I think that you have managed to see 
beyond the visitor's perspective of simple boredom.

Regarding the argument about formats being suited for types of photography. 
I showed a publisher a hand made book of pictures I'd taken in The Orkney 
Islands, they were mostly medium distance landscapes. His response was that 
they would have been better done on medium format. Perhaps there was a 
little too much grain for him, I'm not sure, but he commented on the 
format, not the picture/print quality. It struck me as both insightful (to 
the business) and yet perverse (the content wouldn't change) at the same 


- -----Original Message-----
From:	Johnny Deadman []

Here, from the ill-fated PROJECT JERUSALEM, are a couple of examples of
photographs in that tradition that i don't think I could have taken with 
other camera, all handheld and mostly wide open with the 50/1.4.

(you may have to crank your monitor brightness).

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Johnny Deadman