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Subject: [Leica] IMG: WayBack Week 39
From: jhnichols at (Jim Nichols)
Date: Wed Oct 3 19:50:56 2007
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It's all about framing and timing, and you got them both right.  Anyone 
should be proud to get a shot like that.

I tried it a few years back when my grandsons were playing soccer.  I had no 
success at all.

Jim Nichols
Tullahoma, TN USA
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ric Carter" <>
To: "Leica Users Group" <>
Sent: Wednesday, October 03, 2007 3:33 PM
Subject: [Leica] IMG: WayBack Week 39

> I've got to admit that I was self-conscious and maybe even a little 
> embarrassed.
> I worked for a little paper and used equipment I'd bought myself,  pieced 
> together here and there when I could find a bargain on my $0  budget.
> Our paper (Washington Daily News, circulation 10,000) got credentials  for 
> college football at several universities. So, I had a chance to  visit my 
> alma mater (University of North Carolina) on football  Saturdays to cover 
> the games from the sidelines.
> All these "real" pros were there with their photovests and serious,  fast, 
> long telephotos mounted atop stump-sized monopods. Me, I'm  toting my 
> Fujica ST-801 and a Series 1 Vivitar 70-210.
> UNC versus Army
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