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Subject: [Leica] Photo: The Old Time Fiddlers of Black Canyon
From: Jim at (Jim Hemenway)
Date: Tue May 16 05:06:05 2006
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Of the four fiddler photos, the first is the best.  I like the way in 
which you conveyed the affection between the two subjects.  The other 
three are, to my eye "studies". But that's not taking anything away from 


Adam Bridge wrote:

> We're in Arizona this weekend, closing the house in Black Canyon. It's
> hot, 100 or so, hardly counts as hot in Arizona where hot begins about
> 115.
> Here in Black Canyon there's a monthly meeting of "fiddlers" who
> invite the public to come and listen as they play their mix of blue
> grass and traditional American tunes.
> Here's one of the players and his wife. By chance they knew my wife's
> parents from the time when they lived here.
> It was shot at 3200 with the 1Ds MKII and the 24-70 f2.8L, the
> conversion to B&W done with Convert to Black and White Pro lit by a
> combination of window light and fluorescent fixtures.
> <>
> Comments most welcome.
> I'll have a few more images to share from what I shot but this was the
> most personal and the one I connected with most deeply. The others are
> just "art".
> Adam
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