Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2007/12/06

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Subject: [Leica] Size Matters
From: mark at (Mark Rabiner)
Date: Thu Dec 6 21:36:43 2007

> bob palmieri <> wrote:
>> Short version: Here are examples of 2 snaps that I shot a few weeks
>> ago.  The duotone/infrared shot seems best realized as a 4 x 6 (5 x 7
>> max) because, to me, it heightens the sense of discovery and doesn't
>> yell out and grab you when stuck up on the wall.  (Also, in this case
>> the grain has appeal for me at a certain absolute size, but it's not
>> really the main thing here...)
>> The color tableau, on the other hand, really needs to be around 2
>> feet wide so someone can peer around in various corners of the
>> image.  Also, the Big Color thing seems more festive or some such thing.
> I'll not be able to view these photos until this evening, but I agree in
> priciple that some photos demand to be big, and some smaller for exactly
> the reasons you've mentioned.
I've been getting into stitching and merging pans.

Those suckers need some space.

Cute little Panoramics are kind of a mixed bag.

They're cute. But you feel like you're missing out on what the shot is all
about. Amazing stretched out detail in a nice perspective. Not all far

Mark William Rabiner

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