Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/01/23

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Inauguration photos
From: "Wilber Jeffcoat" <>
Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2001 09:32:28 -0500
References: <>

Simon: True, so next time I'm through the DC area I'll "E" ahead and get
with you and a friend I have in the area and maybe we can so some dinner and
single malt.
Cheers Wilber
- ----- Original Message -----
From: "Simon Stevens" <>
To: <>
Sent: Tuesday, January 23, 2001 7:49 AM
Subject: Re: [Leica] Inauguration photos

> >Simon; Will you be posting anymore? In that I'm about 350 miles
> >south of Disney on the Potomac, I stayed home. Maybe next time.
> >Cheers Wilber
> Hi Wilber!
> Given the scope of the LUG, that's close enough to call you "neighbor."
> There are about 3-4 more shots I want to take a look at maybe printing.
> I'll hopefully get to those this weekend but I don't want to scrape the
> barrel too much as in fact I only shot one roll of film on Saturday. I
> started with the intention of shooting more but:
> 1. It was dumping freezing rain and sleet.
> 2. It was really crowded and once I got what I thought was a decent spot
> I couldn't move.
> 3  Did I mention it was dumping freezing rain and sleet? :)
> After a while my fingers were so cold it was a challenge just to change
> lenses let alone reload. Each time I unbolted a lens I felt sure it was
> going to slip out of my hands and go crashing to the ground to be
> stomped underfoot and roll away where I wouldn't be able to reach it.
> All in all the experience was fun for the atmosphere, but physically it
> reminded me a lot of some of my colder infantry days and I was pretty
> happy to get home.
> Simon Stevens

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