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Subject: [Leica] B. D. PAW
From: dorysrus at (Don Dory)
Date: Thu Mar 24 17:36:11 2005

I'm all for the B&W version with the fish eye effect. :()


-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf
Of B. D. Colen
Sent: Thursday, March 24, 2005 2:12 PM
To: 'Leica Users Group'
Subject: [Leica] B. D. PAW

Oh, posting a new photo every week is just so pass?...:-) So I've added
a black and white version of last week's better shot. So color? Or black
and white?

Fire away...

-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of
Jim Hemenway
Sent: Thursday, March 24, 2005 2:08 PM
To: Leica Users Group
Subject: Re: [Leica] Iraq occupation protest - Chicago 3/19/05


There's several good portraits there, I like 028, 034 and 283 the 
most... except for the third face w/o a nose in the background.


David Mason wrote:

> [sorry, long paragraph to get to me sharing some photos]
> I was in Chicago briefly this weekend and took the opportunity to 
> wander over to the protest against American presence in Iraq. For you 
> neo-con-death-cult-members you will be happy to hear that the turn-out

> was about 200 or 300 people to about 2000 police officers. For what 
> its worth, I think protests are a waste of time as they are so 
> overplayed and tend to evolve into unfocussed bitching about some 
> supposed 'enemy' . However, we all know they can present interesting 
> photo practice as well. As I was thinking about how I don't like 
> protests I was also thinking about how I generally don't like protest 
> photos as they tend to be just like those photos that are termed 
> "street photography" but are really just blurred shots of people 
> moving. So in my attendence to this event I decided that I would try 
> to ask permission to take people's photographs as much as possible 
> (unless I saw something great that needed a quick shot). Most of these

> shots are taken with the permission of the subjects and I was 
> interested in how some of them look candid despite that. My attempt, 
> which I think I only scratched the surface of, was to show the variety

> of good people who do oppose the actions their government has taken. I

> was less interested in the people yelling at the cops although I did 
> grab one or two of them too.

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