Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2009/04/12

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Subject: [Leica] Dance of Death (Verges)
From: luisripoll at (Lluis Ripoll)
Date: Sun, 12 Apr 2009 18:56:43 +0200
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Hi Len,

Thank you very much for looking and for your kind comments. I've  
experienced something else to be careful on the future, ISO 2500.

The new 1,4/21mm has been helpful in such situation!

Saludos cordiales

El 12/04/2009, a las 17:45, Leonard Taupier escribi?:

> Hi Lluis,
> Thank you for sharing this ancient tradition with us. I especially  
> find the procession photos haunting and mysterious and very  
> beautiful. Your photography with the M8 is great. The noise in the  
> ISO 2500 photos doesn't bother me at all. It's the photo subjects  
> that are important. I don't think you could do better with film.
> Again a very nice series and story. Very well done.
> Best Regards,
> Len
> On Apr 12, 2009, at 10:51 AM, Lluis Ripoll wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Spain has many traditions, the "Semana Santa" (Holy Week) is very  
>> popular and quite different in Andalucia, Catalunya or other. Here  
>> I show you a very old medieval tradition in the village of Verges,  
>> a nice small town where is celebrated the procession the thursday  
>> night and the "Dance of Death".
>> I've tried to follow Dr. Ted's advice "if you can see it, you can  
>> shot it". It was really available light, almost dark, and subjects  
>> in movement, I don't like use the flash (I've tried it ony in 3  
>> pictures), my M8 was setted at ISO2500 but the pictures are very  
>> noisy, maybe with film I've get better results. However I want  
>> share with you a general view to this nice village, the procession  
>> and the famous "Dance of Death" (in catalan: Dansa de la mort).
>> Thanks for looking, I'll appreciate your comments and critics
>> Saludos cordiales
>> Lluis
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