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Subject: [Leica] PAW 31 - Crowd
From: s.jessurun95 at (animal)
Date: Tue Sep 5 07:08:35 2006
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> OK LUG, need some advice. Does this work or not? It has been sitting 
> around since March and I can't make up my mind whether or not to post it. 
> I came across it again tonight and thought "Why not ask for the LUG's 
> advice?". No flames please, just constructive crits please.
> Leica IIIf 35cm Summaron BW400CN 1/500th @ f5.6 (I think)
> I like taking crowd shots from time to time (missed some great shots at 
> the Stones the other week - didn't take a camera!!!!!). With tcrowds you 
> have to look a bit longer than with most landscapes and see/imagine what 
> is going on in people's minds/faces.
> This is the East Stand, at Twickenham, the home of Rugby Union (look that 
> up in Wikipedia!), in March this year for England .vs. Ireland for the 
> Five Nations Championship. Ireland had to win to become Champions.
> The crowd in the stand eas from both sides and some were even engrossed by 
> the game. Some were getting fed up as Ireland went ahead and stayed there 
> and England fell to pieces. Others not, including the (I think) Irishman 
> in the middle-background who had spotted me! Plenty of drinking going on 
> though, and real support for one side by the other.
> Thanks for looking. Comments, please.
> Peter Dzwig
I tried cropping it a bit leaving the top and left sides out.But I can,t 
make it better.
For me it does not work even though I admire the tonality of it.
simon jessurun,amsterdam 

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