Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2006/08/03

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Subject: [Leica] le heron
From: f.berton at (f berton)
Date: Thu Aug 3 05:10:38 2006

Yes ! I am a male. an old one but a real
(In french Francois is for boys, Francoise for girls)

Fran?ois Berton

I think Francois is male. Pretty sure of it even :-)
A lot of spot on animal-photographer metaphors are possible. Maybe I
fell for the heron one because that was how I was called at the
ambitious heron... Never understood where the adjective came from :-)

Op 31-jul-06, om 11:26 heeft Jim Hemenway het volgende geschreven:

> Philippe:
> A interesting image from FR, is she a poet?
> I sometimes think that I am more like a Golden Retriever... just
> ambling around sniffing at things until I find something to
> photograph.
> Jim
> Philippe Orlent wrote:
>> Francois sent me a beautiful metaphor.
>> Translated it sounds:
>> The heron flies from message to message, and it amuses me: my non-
>> photographer friends call me like this. We see you, they say,
>> standing there, with your camera at your eye, not moving at all.
>> And  then suddenly: snap... you get your prey, just like a heron
>> snaps a  fish in the water.
>> Begin doorgestuurd bericht:
>>> Van: f berton <>
>>> Datum: 30 juli 2006 19:46:17 GMT+02:00
>>> Aan: Philippe Orlent <>
>>> Onderwerp: le Heron
>>> Le heron vole de messages en messages.. et cela m'"amuse : mes
>>> amis  non -photographes m'appellent ainsi. On te voit, disnet-
>>> ils,  immobile, debout, l'appareil a l'oeuil, et tout d'un coup
>>> clac..  tu as ta proie comme le heron qui fond sur un poisson
>>> dans l'eau...
>>> si tu veux raconter cela.. je te laisse !
>>> amicalement
>>> Fr