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

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From: philippe.orlent at (Philippe Orlent)
Date: Sun May 28 10:31:28 2006
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Thanks Daniel: I never ate or drunk anything that I thought was  
suspected, as were these fish.

Op 28-mei-06, om 19:18 heeft Daniel Ridings het volgende geschreven:

> Watch it Philippe. The last time I ate smoked fish from the beach, I
> got salmonella, and ehec (from the unpasteurized yoghourt, probably).
> Zanzibar.
> Nice shot though. Can't wait for the others.
> Best,
> Daniel
> 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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