Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2002/01/21

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Subject: Re: [Leica] going beyond family photography
From: "Steve Barbour" <>
Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2002 16:11:16 -0700
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Hi BD... understood... I felt you made your point well, no sarcasm
etc...and I got it... not personally offended one bit....
but please go easy with that doctor business. Here I am an amateur
photographer (and not a bad one),
pure and simple.
best, Steve

> Damn, Steve - I wasn't trying to be sarcastic or mean this last
> time...Sorry...AND I hadn't read the message carefully enough and thought
> was responding to another Steve...Not Doctor Steve..;-)
> And as to raising the standards, my point was that taking photos of
> trees, and sidewalk cafes has nothing to do with raising standards. We
> the standards by working at our photography every time we make photos; by
> thinking about what we are shooting and why we are shooting it; by
> thinking about what we want the photo to look like before we push the
> shutter release; and by making sure that there is some meaning to the
> we are making. Seriousness depends upon the photographer, not the
> IMNHO.:-)
> B.D.

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