Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/07/05

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Subject: [Leica] Gallery upload
From: s.dimitrov at (Slobodan Dimitrov)
Date: Mon Jul 5 09:51:17 2004

I did use a 135mm on these, though I experimented with a 90mm and a 180mm.
There is one which lacks the same tonality as the rest, and that is 2g. It
was shot with the Rodenstock ,135mm, 1/1000 lens. A four element, primitive
optic, which couldn't handle being used wide open in that heavy glare. I got
rid of it fairly fast after a few disappointments. I took a bath on it, as
it was just overhauled by the guys in Nevada, long before they shut their
S. Dimitrov

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> Date: Sun, 4 Jul 2004 16:53:24 -0500
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> Subject: Re: [Leica] Gallery upload
> Slobodan,
> These are very, very good portraits.   Your fillflash is just the right
> amount to make the men stand out from the darkened backgrounds and give 
> them
> an intensity that is wonderful.   The longer focal length of the 4x5 camera
> (135mm?) throws the backgrounds deliciously out of focus and the use of the
> PN film with all the holes and junk along the edges is right in keeping 
> with
> these obviously hardworking men.   Nice work.
> Bob
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> From: "Slobodan Dimitrov" <>
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> Sent: Sunday, July 04, 2004 3:05 PM
> Subject: [Leica] Gallery upload
>> A few images on PN55.
>> S. Dimitrov
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