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#2, I've rarely seen pros keep equipment in excellent condition, though I do my best to check everything before shooting. #4, yes I always keep about 20 rolls in the bag even if I'm shooting digital #6, dress well all the time, but in July with humidity at 100% dressing well does not last long #9, raisins, great idea. my power bars melt at 100% humidity #10, I still feel like I suck 50% of the time Chris ----- Original Message ----- From: "Ted Grant" Subject: [Leica] Photographer Suggestions # 3 > Photographer suggestions 3 > > ==================== > > > > 1. Practice until your equipment becomes second nature. > > > > 2. Keep your equipment in excellent working order. Do not forget > > batteries. > > > > 3. After selecting your camera and film, master them thoroughly. > > > > 4. Pack more film than you think you will need. > > > > 5. Prepare thoroughly for the assignment, you will produce stronger > > pictures because of better research. > > > > 6. On assignment, dress well, appear competent, sound confident. > > > > 7. Cover the assignment from all possible angles. Take the obvious > > picture first then look for completely different angles. > > > > 8. Be nice to your subject, you only need them happy for 1/125th of a > second! > > > > 9. A small freezer bag of raisins will keep away hunger pains one handful at > a time. > > > > 10. Each assignment is as important as the last. Make each one a challenge > to > > your ability.