Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2005/01/21

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Subject: [Leica] PAW3
From: sdp35 at (Craig Zeni)
Date: Fri Jan 21 05:30:19 2005
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On Jan 20, 2005, at 7:30 PM, B. D. Colen wrote:

> The assignment was to shoot smokers. So after quite a bit of thought, I
> decided to leave my Glock home and took cameras instead. ;-) The
> location was the Port Authority bus terminal in Manhattan. And I
> discovered how difficult it can be to shoot in post-9.11 America - I 
> was
> hassled by a PA cab dispatcher, a lone cop, and a pair of cops - all of
> whom warned me that it's illegal to photograph the bus terminal, or
> shoot in the direction of the bus terminal. In their defense, all were
> exceedingly polite, and when I suggested that I point outwards from the
> terminal, all left me alone. But obviously it didn't dawn on any of 
> them
> - or the morons who give them their orders, that it's far more likely
> that one of the countless suitcases being wheeled through the unguarded
> doors will contain enough high explosives to kill hundreds and perhaps
> take down the building, than it is that someone photographing the
> building poses a threat.

There you go, trying to put logic into it again.  Logic is not 
acceptable :)

> But that aside - PAW3 and three alternates are at
> Comments, critiques, etc.....welcome...

I'm partial to Alt1 - I like the semi-furtive look on the smoker and 
the way he's half hidden...


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