Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2008/03/21

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Subject: [Leica] Shoot with what you brung
From: imagist3 at (Lottermoser George)
Date: Fri Mar 21 14:16:14 2008
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I almost added the "except for commercial illustration" purposes ;~)
Yet, these days - I'm even having a hard time looking at those  
slights of hand.
When I look at your example - I wonder - what's the point of making  
those images appear to be sx-70 prints?

Fond regards,
Picture A Week -

On Mar 21, 2008, at 4:00 PM, Phil Swango wrote:

> George, Ted, Chris, et al. --  I agree with you all, but I can  
> still see a
> use for a Holga PS action.  That would be if you already had an  
> image and
> needed/wanted it to give it the Holga esthetic for a specific  
> layout.  I
> could easily see an AD asking for it, in fact.  Otherwise you'd  
> have to
> reshoot with the real Holga, and that may not be possible.  I've  
> made "fake"
> SX-70 collages in Picasa for specific applications.  This one was  
> made for a
> gallery/book promo: (also the two  
> following).
> I'll also cheerfully convert color to BW and add "grain" if that's the
> needed look.

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