Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/03/26

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Subject: Re: [Leica] PAW wk 13/sl
From: "Steve LeHuray" <>
Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2001 07:52:21 -0500

> Hi Steve,
> I like the main picture best. The alternate comes up too dark, without
> sufficient detail in the people. The main picture bothers me a bit too,
> of too much sidewalk in the foreground. But on the other hand, the shadow of
> iron gate adds an interesting element to the composition, so I am not
> any event, I looked at the picture for a long time, so there must be something
> in it to draw the viewer in.
> Nathan

Thanks Nathan. I consider any picture that stops people long enough where
they look if even for a few seconds a huge success. You made my day. The
alternate could have been helped if the people had lighter clothes on, but
then if I had a film scanner I might be able to get more of the detail.


> Steve LeHuray wrote:
>> Thank you everybody for all your suggestions on wk 12 for PhotoShop. I think
>> wk13 is better.
>> This is the 4th week in a row where my PAW snaps have been at the max.
>> aperture. I like the main picture of the solitary young lady on a nighttime
>> street. The Alternate was taken going down an escaltor to the Metro.
>> Both pictures were with My M2 and Summilux 35mm at 1.4 and Ilford Delta 400
>> This is also the 4th time I have redone my PAW website (I hope all the links
>> work) and now there are two ways to get to it
>> which gives all the weeks then click
>> on wk13. Also at the bottom of wk 1 there is a link to the FOM2 project
>> submissions page.
>> To go straight to wk13 without the frames
>> Either way it loads pretty quick.
>> Comments and criticism naturally are welcome.
>> Steve
>> Annapolis
> --
> Nathan Wajsman
> Herrliberg (ZH), Switzerland
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