Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2007/06/19

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Subject: [Leica] Clown's Eyes
From: ricc at (Ric Carter)
Date: Tue Jun 19 18:00:43 2007
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Nice work. A quiet, rich place.

Nice composition with bridge and tree and walkway and canal.


On Jun 19, 2007, at 8:21 PM, Christopher Birchenhall wrote:

> Hi
> Here's a photo with a story but if you are not interested in the story
> please pass on or just look at the photo here (all comments welcome):
> or
> The story? It's title is "Clown's Smile". I was out testing a Leica M3
> (with modern 50mm Elmar) in my usual area (Macclesfield canal) with
> other kit (more on that). When I printed this photo to A4 it reminded
> me of a session of John Prine with Johnny Walker on BBC 2 (UK). One of
> the songs John Prine sung was a version of his "Other Side of Town"
> which has the chorus "a clown puts his make-up upside down so he wears
> a smile even when he wears a frown" . On reflection this boat has a
> clown's smile reflecting its abandon state. The boat resides just
> above bridge 26; both will reoccur in my canal series.
> Chris B
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