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Subject: [Leica] Friday Redbud Tree
From: jhnichols at (Jim Nichols)
Date: Fri, 20 Mar 2009 18:50:17 -0500
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I like that one better than the first.  It shows what a tree that grows wild 
in the forests must endure to present its beauty to city dwellers.  I'm sure 
it adds some beauty to a place of sad memories.

Jim Nichols
Tullahoma, TN USA
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Robert D. Baron" <rbaron at>
To: <lug at>
Sent: Friday, March 20, 2009 6:44 PM
Subject: Re: [Leica] Friday Redbud Tree

> Tina Manley wrote:
> At 07:06 PM 3/20/2009, you wrote:
>>Not quite a flower, but definitely blooming.
>>Shot on the way to my office this morning; processed this evening in
> Beautiful!  The redbuds are absolutely glorious this time of
> year.  We drove down to Charleston today and the redbuds were glowing
> the whole way  -  I drove and couldn't take any photos, though.  The
> dogwoods will be next.  I hope to get some photos of all of the
> blooms tomorrow, but the main reason for coming to Charleston
> (besides attending an ASMP meeting) was to eat wonderful fresh
> seafood.  We're leaving now for raw oysters. ;-)
> Tina
> ...............................................
> Thanks.  You are exactly right when you use the word 'glowing'.
> Ken Carney, the other half of the OKCLUG, and I discussed this today
> over lunch at a Thai restaurant in our expanding Asian restaurant
> district (SonC, when are you coming back?).  Every year we try to
> shoot them and never seem to manage a decent shot.  This morning it
> was very cloudy and dull and the light seemed awfully flat so maybe
> that is what made them stand out for me.  Here is another one, my
> second LUG Gallery posting....with many many thanks to Brian, this
> really is easy to use and very much appreciated!
> --Bob
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