Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2002/06/30

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Don's PAW 26: mostly 15
From: "Steve Barbour" <>
Date: Sun, 30 Jun 2002 10:42:14 -0700
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Jeff...when you do a Google search for   PAW 2002... guesss what comes up first?    your

> And congratulations for sticking with it for the past 26 weeks. Many have
> fallen by the wayside, and I'm just now getting to removing the bodies from
> my PAW links page.
> I like the content of the main best (could be a magazine ad image for
> something) and the technical quality of the guys in the park. The main
> seems distorted to me (gee, that can happen with a 15mm?). Was the couple
> aware that you were shooting them? You must have been close enough to smell
> their breath.
> Jeffery
> At 12:17 AM 6/30/2002 -0400, you wrote:
> >Whew, it's the half way point for the PAW.  It's been a long time since I've
> >had this much fun.  This week is some more from Manhattan while I was at the
> >NYLUG.  The first selection is in Grand Central Station where I sniped with
> >the 15mm Heliar.  This can be a great lens for street shooting.
> >
> >
> >
> >The first alternate is from the Manhattan branch of the NY public library.
> >In the main reading room it is just like the movies.  Benches with little
> >lights and computers extend far into the distance.  Again, the 15mm, shot by
> >visualizing what the lens would cover, pause, press the shutter, and move
> >on.  If you can stand the wait, this image looks better the bigger it is as
> >the detail stretches on and on.
> >
> >
> >
> >Last for this week is two gentlemen having a pleasant Friday night in the
> >park doing what most young men do in public places.  This time the 50 DR in
> >the middle apertures.
> >
> >
> >
> >Thanks for looking and all comments, complaints, M7's, and rapidwinders
> >cheerfully received.
> >
> >Don
> >
> >
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