Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2009/07/07

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Subject: [Leica] landscape photography advice?
From: ricc at (Ric Carter)
Date: Tue, 7 Jul 2009 16:23:00 -0400
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think I'll print that on a card


On Jul 7, 2009, at 3:56 PM, Gary Todoroff wrote:

> 1. Get up while it's dark
> 2. Leave three hours early wherever you are going.
> 3. Never say, "I'll grab that photo on the way back."
> 4. Rejoice in bad weather, especially as it clears.
> 5. Watch and pray - don't miss God's surprises out there.
> Gary
> At 09:01 AM 7/7/2009, you wrote:
>> I have a friend who gets to travel to many amazing places for work
>> (Alaska, Hawaii, Venice, the Galapagos... the list goes on) and is
>> interested in taking pictures of them, for obvious reasons. However,
>> she's currently using a basic point-and-shoot and hasn't really put
>> much thought into photography as an art (or skill, or anything more
>> than seeing something pretty and taking a snapshot of it). Do any of
>> you have any advice I can pass onto her for how she can improve?
>> Landscape photography is not really my specialty, so I don't have any
>> favorite photographers or books to point her toward, and I don't have
>> a firm grasp on what the right sort of camera might be to use.
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