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Subject: [Leica] Campaign 2008 pictures - Here's My Photos
From: s.dimitrov at (slobodan dimitrov)
Date: Sat Nov 8 18:21:44 2008
References: <20081109015734.IGWIU.43634.root@hrndva-web22-z01>

You might want to go through a self directed program of playing with  
the focusing points.
A little bit of practice, and you can switch focus to areas of  
interest faster than you might think.
I do it all the time for podium work.
She came through town, LA metro, while I was in another county.
I'm sorry I missed her.
The First Thug looks like quite a character, something out of central  

On Nov 8, 2008, at 5:57 PM, <> wrote:

> At the urging off list by some of you, but against my better  
> judgement, here is a link to my Palin event photo excursion, which  
> began at 6:00 a.m. at the University of Findlay (Ohio).  Started  
> shooting upon arrival at 6:00 a.m., when we began waiting in line.   
> We stood (no chairs) until she spoke at 10:00 a.m., enduring a  
> litany of local pols and an enthusiastic, but pressing crowd.  Was  
> it worth it? Oh yes, she is the real deal.  But I will say no  
> more.  My biggest fear in showing these is that my photo skills are  
> pretty weak compared to what I see on this list.  In addition, I  
> was using an old Canon 10D with a consumer telephoto lens, so the  
> results are not exactly tack sharp.  I did try to record the feel  
> of the event.
> Rob
> ---- Philip Leeson <> wrote:
>> Now that the US presidential race is decided, perhaps it's safe to
>> show some photos.
>> Some were taken with a Digilux 2, others with a D80, and the one of
>> our daughter with a nameless P&S.
>> <>
>> Thanks for looking,
>> Phil
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