Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2005/08/21

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Subject: [Leica] how to get a cat to stand in place
From: leica at (R. Clayton McKee)
Date: Sun Aug 21 13:07:43 2005
References: <027601c5a65c$ad6a6400$6401a8c0@milla>

All these hot-sh*t photographers and nobody but NOBODY caught the 

The reason the kitten isn't moving is the exact same reason our 
esteemed Kyle cropped the kitten's tail out of the photograph...

The sorry sumbitch has its tail nailed to a board under the seamless 
and it doesn't hurt so much if the kitten sits very very still... but 
he knew that if he included that in the frame he'd have irate cat 
people all over him like ugly on an ape, so he had to leave it out...

On 21 Aug 2005 at 10:46, Adam Bridge wrote:

> Frankly I'm deeply disappointed in Kyle's rather prosaic method of
> handling kitten photography and I'm suspicious of its accuracy. Did
> you see a "kitten wrangler" in his setup? No! Would Kylle have omitted
> this "wrangler", perhaps suspected from the ceiling and wearing
> protective back leather or a skin-tight rubber suit? Of course he
> wouldn't!
> --

R. Clayton McKee                 
P O Box 571900                           voice/fax   713/783-3502
Houston, TX 77257-1900                   cell phone #  on request

In reply to: Message from kcassidy at (kyle cassidy) ([Leica] how to get a cat to stand in place)
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