Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2003/03/02

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Subject: [Leica] Re: Emotional Distress
From: Ken Wilcox <>
Date: Sun, 02 Mar 2003 14:12:42 -0500
References: <005101c2b290$83b35d00$> <008901c2e0e5$ce1f8520$>

As Nancy would say, "Just say no!"

At 1:01 PM -0500 3/2/03, Rob McClure wrote:
>I am experiencing a level of emotional distress related to my photography
>and wondered if I am alone with this problem.  I characterize myself as an
>advanced amateur photographer who enjoys walking/ riding around with my
>Leica Ms and shooting whatever strikes me, usually buildings, landscapes,
>etc.  I also enjoy doing black and white candids at weddings and other
>Frequently I am asked by friends to do an "assignment"  such as a wedding,
>baby shower, etc. as the main photographer.  Invariably I get all stressed
>out, and hate the results.  Yesterday I shot a large women's tea party at
>our church, which included table photos, photos of the speaker (last year's
>Miss Ohio -- which was cool) and some behind the scenes stuff.  I dusted off
>my Canon FD equipment as I knew this would be mostly a flash kind of thing
>and wanted the motordrives. Most of the shots were ok, but I lost part of a
>roll to a light leak (that A-1 must have developed it since I last used it).
>To add insult to injury, someone else was there with a prosumer digital
>camera and had fabulous results (saw her proofs today).
>Am I the only one who feels this way about "assignments"?
>Rob McClure
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