Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2009/04/18

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Subject: [Leica] IMG Give me something!
From: felixmaturana at (FŽelix L—opez de Maturana)
Date: Sat, 18 Apr 2009 21:26:07 +0200

> I like the tonality and the composition and the expression--fine photo.
> raises the question--if photogs contribute to homeless beggars, does  
> it make them fair game for exhibition? If they are paid models, are  
> they no longer the "low hanging fruit" that sometimes worries us here?
> Ric Carter

Thanks Ric. It's really a delicate question. I usually give firsty a 
help to these people and ask them their permission for taking a picture. 
In this ocasion the process was exactly the opposite; when I was going 
upstears into the Santiago de Compostela cathedral I saw this man -maybe 
he was a "ill" homeless, probably not- and my reaction of taking an 
image was inmediate. After I gave him some money and the face of the man 
changed dramatically. And more important we had some moments of