Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2005/04/04

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Subject: [Leica] Re: doll toss semi finals
From: ericm at (Eric)
Date: Mon Apr 4 16:26:21 2005
References: <002101c5387c$a43abc20$1ae76c18@ted> <003301c53888$fe100e60$>


>17 and 18 definitely have to go....eight is by far the weakest of the
>shots of your daughter. And I love the two dog shots, but don't think
>they belong in the group.

Agreed.  The group is a group simply because these are what I scanned at the
same time.  :)

I hesitated about even finishing the scan for #8, but decided to go ahead
and scan it and then see if I liked it better later.  So far, later hasn't

>Oh, and having said something perceived as mean spirited about a shot of
>someone else's daughter, I'm a little nervous saying this, but there's
>something a bit disturbing about 16 - there's a 40-year-old woman in
>that photo, trying to pass as a four-year-old(?) little girl. Very
>spooky. Particularly so if you just isolate the three phone
>goes from totally goofy little girl, to little girl seriously listening,
> shots...

No need to be nervous at all.  I understand what you're saying.  I thought
the same thing when I first saw the scan.  "What happened to my baby?"  She
looks so old there just by her expression.  (Not quite 4...still 3.)  

Thanks for looking, and thanks even more for taking the time and effort to


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