Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/05/09

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Subject: [Leica] Child on slide
From: mark at (Mark Rabiner)
Date: Sun May 9 17:41:54 2004

On 5/9/04 4:56 PM, "Richard F. Man" <> wrote:

> Sorry, I disagree a little. Sure the child might be blurry because of the
> motion. However, the background is shaky as well, leading me to believe
> that the camera was shaking. May be an attempt to pan and catch the motion?
> I think it will work better if it is not so. Just my $0.02.
> At 04:47 PM 5/9/2004, Oliver wrote:
>> Ron showed:
>> I think it's a perfectly delightful catch. Of course it's blurry - the kid
>> and its world are in motion! Many famous photographs convey a sense of
>> excitement in this manner.
It has the blurriness of a Great picture. Without some blur she is not even
going down the slide but could have stopped herself.
Belongs in a John Szarkowski book. (Looking At Photographs)
I love this shot. ... And I hate kid shots.

Mark Rabiner
Portland Oregon


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