Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2009/04/13

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Subject: [Leica] Verges
From: luisripoll at (Lluis Ripoll)
Date: Mon, 13 Apr 2009 14:22:11 +0200
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Dear Howard,

Thank you very much, when we are shooting simply what we are seeing,  
the real value is of what we are seeing,

Saludos cordiales

El 13/04/2009, a las 1:36, H&ECummer escribi?:

> My God Lluis,
> These are good - brought tears to my eyes!!
> Don't worry about the grain - it adds a gritty realism to the  
> darkest scenes.
> Wonderfully well done.
> Yours Respectively
> Howard
>> Date: Sun, 12 Apr 2009 16:51:55 +0200
>> From: Lluis Ripoll <luisripoll at>
>> Subject: [Leica] Dance of Death (Verges)
>> To: Leica Users Group <lug at>
>> 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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