Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/11/15

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Subject: Re: [Leica] sorta a week no ursus just canus
From: Nathan Wajsman <>
Date: Fri, 16 Nov 2001 07:06:21 +0100
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Hi Don,

> With all the talk of chocolate poodles and a friend getting a poster in the
> University of Georgia bookstore of Uga VI(the University of Georgia's mascot
> is a bulldog) I thought this weeks selection would be this
> .

Excellent shot. The eyes are a bit black, but this is often the problem with
animals photographed in ambient light. The expression is great. As a Florida
Gator, I of course have to disapprove of the dog's breed, but the pic makes up
for it.

> However, when I was picking up my daughter I ran into her math teacher who
> is hopefully recovering from a case of Melanoma.  You will never meet
> someone with more good cheer and vivacious enthusiasm.  The moral of this
> picture is to always have your camera with you, preferably an M as even with
> 800 film I was banging on 1/8 second. the URL is

A nice scene indeed. The focus on the main person would be stronger if the image
were razor-sharp, but that is obviously difficult to achieve under the
conditions you describe.

You have two winners this week.

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Nathan Wajsman
Herrliberg (ZH), Switzerland


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