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Subject: [Leica] B. D. PAW
From: bdcolen at (B. D. Colen)
Date: Thu Mar 24 19:23:45 2005

Thanks Adam. It is definitely a black and white image - but I didn't do
the conversion until today. It may have seemed back and white simply
because of the white kitten at the center, and the dark room....or

-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of
Adam Bridge
Sent: Thursday, March 24, 2005 8:47 PM
To: Leica Users Group
Subject: Re: [Leica] B. D. PAW

This is really wierd because I remember this but somehow it was always
in black and white in my mind's eye. So when I saw your link I though
"oh......huh???" and then had to look.

This is so clearly a black and white image that I guess my mind just
made it one.

It's a super image and should be a book cover for SOMETHING. Maybe a
mystery novel.


On Thu, 24 Mar 2005 14:12:08 -0500, B. D. Colen <>
> 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-----
> From:
> [] 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
> Dave:
> 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.
> Jim
> 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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