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Subject: [Leica] Picture of the Year Controversy
From: jhnichols at (Jim Nichols)
Date: Mon, 20 Apr 2009 11:11:39 -0500
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Very interesting, Tina.  I would have to agree that he took his PS work a 
little too far.

Jim Nichols
Tullahoma, TN USA
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tina Manley" <images at>
To: "Leica Users Group" <lug at>
Sent: Monday, April 20, 2009 5:58 AM
Subject: [Leica] Picture of the Year Controversy

> LUG:
> They are having a very interesting discussion over on the PI list about a 
> photographer whose work was rejected in the Picture of the Year contest in 
> Denmark.  The judges thought he used too much photoshop based on the 
> difference between the photos he submitted and the RAW file.  The 
> photographer argues that a RAW file is not really indicative of what the 
> scene looks like without being converted and that the appearance of the 
> submitted files depends on which software is used.
> This is relevant because he uses a Leica M8.  The photographer says he is 
> going to give up and just submit black and white photos from now on. 
> Conversion to B&W - the ultimate in manipulation?
> Tina
> Tina Manley
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