Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2006/12/31

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Subject: [Leica] Happy New Year, New Postings
From: firkin at (Alastair Firkin)
Date: Sun Dec 31 14:29:25 2006
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On 01/01/2007, at 7:48, wrote:

> Here?s wishing all members of the LUG a Happy, Healthy and Safe  
> New  Year.
> During 2007, may your focus be sharp, your exposures on, your  
> portraits  from
> the shadow side, and may your shutter button be ever unstuck.
> My thanks to the many contributors to the LUG who have become  
> friends and
> mentors, sharing their experience and enabling us to become better
> photographers.
> Special thanks to Brian, for providing the opportunity to  
> contribute and  for
> keeping the inmates under control ;-).
> And thanks to Jim Shulman, for the 2006 LUG Yearbook.


> I've added some additional pictures to my gallery of the 2006  
> Newport Beach
> Concours.  The featured marque this year was Mercedes Benz, but the  
> car  that
> undoubtedly stole the show was a factory-built 1947 Rolls-Royce  
> Special
> Roadster ? powered by a 27 litre RR Merlin Engine (ex-Spitfire).   
> The  sound,
> however muffled, was deafening.  It?s not much of a highway  
> cruiser,  its range
> being limited to the order of 20 miles per tankful.  It can be   
> seen here:

Great car, but the image is too distracting with the background  
taking away from the lines of the subject. Boy most of us here would  
love to get behind the wheel of that baby ;-)


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