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Subject: [Leica] Nathan's PAW 37: Schiphol and Almere
From: daniel.ridings at (Daniel Ridings)
Date: Sat Sep 11 08:40:05 2004
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Nice stuff Nathan.

Your "birders" amused me. I flew in through Schiphol just a couple of
weeks ago, looked out the window and saw some of them.

The b/w stuff looked nice too. I might just bite the bullet and give it a
try myself.

Thought of you when I took this shot:


On Sat, 11 Sep 2004, Nathan Wajsman wrote:

> This week I am trying to be Geebee...
> My office is near Amsterdam's Schiphol airport, and from our smoking
> terrace on the roof we have a pretty nice view:
> Some people have a pretty strange hobby: like birders, they watch and
> take notes, but what they watch is planes. There are special
> "spotterplaatsen" set up around the perimeter of the airport:
> Then we shift gear...last Sunday morning I took a drive around my
> neighbourhood and came across this field with bales of hay:
> I converted these two pictures to B&W using the method suggested by B.D.
> I am quite pleased with these, they are certainly better than my
> previous efforts in this area.
> Near my house is a group of trees called "The Green Cathedral". It is
> really a piece of concept art, a bunch of trees planted in a church-like
> layout; according to the explanations on the info boards these trees
> only live about 10 years, so in a couple of years this work of art will
> presumably be gone since they were planted in '96:
> Finally a view under a bridge less than 1 km from my house. I like this
> spot very much because of the always chaning light:
> The complete PAW index is at:
> and comments/critique are always welcome and appreciated.
> Nathan
> --
> Nathan Wajsman
> Almere, The Netherlands
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