Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2002/10/26

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Klingons invade Swindon Shopping Centre!
From: Alastair Firkin <>
Date: Sun, 27 Oct 2002 08:19:20 +1100
References: <001b01c27ced$46416760$6f00a8c0@Markslaptop>

>Last weekend, a celeb from one of the Star Trek spin-offs opened a film
>memorabilia store in Swindon.  I spotted two characters dressed as Klingons
>hanging around outside (well you couldn't miss them really!).  They agreed
>to have their photo taken - the result can be seen at
> .
>This shot convince me just how good the 50mm Summicron (latest) is.  This
>shot has been cropped and I made a version of this print on 9.5" x 12"
>paper, which would full-frame would be bigger than 12"x16" and boy does it
>have some detail in it!  Shooting at 1/1000 at f4 helped too - so no camera
>shake and the lens at or near its best aperture.
>Comments or criticism on or off-list will be appreciated.

Mark, I'm not sure if I should congratulate you, them, or the lens, 
or your bravery for facing up to the invasion ;-)

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