Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2002/01/03

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Subject: RE: [Leica] New Image
From: "Jeffery Smith" <>
Date: Thu, 3 Jan 2002 18:56:24 -0600

Hey, your Halloween nude is much nuder (at least to the viewer) than Carrie!
Not that I'm complaining.

Jeffery Smith
New Orleans, LA

> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> []On Behalf Of Mark
> Rabiner
> Sent: Thursday, January 03, 2002 5:42 PM
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> Subject: [Leica] New Image
> OK folks, Here's something a little different. My first nude on my
> website. Just up.
> I'll be getting more "hits" now i guess. Not sure if that's what i want.
> I've been photographing Carrie about once a year since doing her model
> portfolio when she was 16 ten years ago…
> This was our first session which involved nudes.
> Her, not me.
> This was done about a year ago, Delta 100 in Xtol 1:3, the awesome and
> completely intimidating 90mm f2 Apo-Summicron-M ASPH
> Shot with a medium sized Chimera soft box hooked up to a 1200 watt
> second Balcar studio strobe.
> I may have used an Ultra 1200 White Lightning as a background
> separation light.
> It's neat to see the flash go off in the viewfinder you can see what
> you're getting and i love the framelines.
> I don't find 1/50th of a second that much of a problem. It was probably
> shot somewhere between F11 and F16 as i tend to do in the "studio."
> I shot ten rolls of film that 3 hour session. All Delta 100. There is
> something to be said for motor drives. And tall developing tanks.
> Strobes with Transformers.
> I'm OK with Delta 100 but am testing out a couple of bricks of Neopan
> across 100 now and could easily switch to it permanently for such stuff
> as I've switched to Neopan in 400 as well as 1600 speed films and in 120.
> I wish they made it in 220 they used to.
> Mark Rabiner
> Portland, Oregon USA
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