Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2009/01/08

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Subject: [Leica] IMG: Backyard Visitor
From: jhnichols at (Jim Nichols)
Date: Thu Jan 8 11:10:53 2009
References: <B7CB9D8D568249D9957B19904F04A906@jimnichols> <>

Hi Len,

Thanks for looking, and for the kind words.  I had a problem initially with 
the A/M selector slide, and didn't use it on the Oly.  However, I got it 
freed up, so I am trying to see how it works out.  So far, I'm happy with 

Jim Nichols
Tullahoma, TN USA
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Leonard Taupier" <>
To: "Leica Users Group" <>
Sent: Thursday, January 08, 2009 1:02 PM
Subject: Re: [Leica] IMG: Backyard Visitor

> Hi Jim,
> You're really getting your moneys worth with that Takumar. It's a  great 
> lens. The photos are coming out really sharp with very smooth  bokeh. I 
> like this photo a lot.
> regards,
> Len
> On Jan 8, 2009, at 12:50 PM, Jim Nichols wrote:
>> This well-fed neighborhood cat visits our fenced back yard on most  sunny 
>> days. We haven't determined where it lives. Today, for the  first time, I 
>> was able to get it to approach me close enough for me  to scratch its 
>> head.  Still spooky, posing it was not an option.  I  blew some 
>> highlights, but got a useful image.
>> Oly E-510 with Super-Multi-Coated Takumar 50/1.4, ISO 100, shot RAW  and 
>> post-processed in Elements 6.0.
>> Comments and critiques welcomed.
>> Jim Nichols
>> Tullahoma, TN USA
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