Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2002/04/07

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Pictures of a Stranger (but not anymore)
From: Nathan Wajsman <>
Date: Sun, 07 Apr 2002 10:29:08 +0200
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Really beautiful portraits, and the story to go with them. I personally
like the last one the best, the backlight is so nice on that picture.

Yet another example of the value of ALWAYS having a camera with you.


"SonC (Sonny Carter)" wrote:

> Sometimes it just pays to take your camera everywhere.  I usually
> shoot strangers from a distance, and rarely do I get this close to
> someone I do not know.
> Today, I went to the Doctor for my annual "wellness exam,"  and I
> noticed an elderly gentleman waiting across the room.  Then someone
> came out and greeted him, and I realized it was Ben Johnson, a man who
> for much of his life, has given back to this community, a huge amount
> of the material wealth that he earned in various business pursuits.
> I  sat next to him, and introduced myself; as we talked, I asked if I
> might photograph him. He kindly said yes.  I'd like to share these
> shots with you.  If you are on dialup, there are three pictures on the
> page, so it may go a little slow, but the whole load should not take
> more than 50 seconds.  I just did not want to break up the set.
> Regards,
> Sonny
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