Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2006/05/28

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Subject: [Leica] Back
From: dlridings at (Daniel Ridings)
Date: Sun May 28 10:19:00 2006
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Watch it Philippe. The last time I ate smoked fish from the beach, I
got salmonella, and ehec (from the unpasteurized yoghourt, probably).

Nice shot though. Can't wait for the others.


On 5/28/06, Philippe Orlent <> wrote:
> Well, I am.
> I'm still selecting the best out of the +1500 images I shot, but
> included already one: smoking fish on the beach (catch sardines,
> spread them on the beach, cover with sand, add a layer of paper or
> similar, light it. If it looks like a waste dump, don't worry be
> happy, because it its the only thing that you can do. When the fire
> is out, get the fish as clean as possible, and cover it with homemade
> salt. Put on selfmade grills and then let the sun do its job. Et
> voil?: another batch of mouths that can be fed...)
> It is true what the say about Africa: it is completely different.
> I'm not up to giving in depth comments yet, because these 3,5 days
> have been a bit overwhelming (this is an understatement): so many
> people in such deplorable circumstances. And always smiling and being
> proud of the so little they have. It's hard to understand for us
> spoiled Europeans. But it makes one very humble...
> What I do know is this: I'm not made for PJing. I need to much time
> to frame, previsualise, sleep on it, come back to do it another
> way, ... If I look at the ones that I shot there (all the time in PJ
> mode because that was what I was asked to do) and that are worth
> keeping, I'm at 1/10th max. The rest is absolute rubbish.
> More to come in the next weeks.
> Meanwhile: feel free to comment.
> Thanks for looking,
> Philippe
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