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Subject: [Leica] So I was just wondering
From: jhnichols at (Jim Nichols)
Date: Fri, 11 Dec 2009 12:48:30 -0600
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I agree with you, Phil.  For me, the uncropped version showed the balconies 
and other local features which are probably insignificant to Sonny, since 
they are popular in his area, but which add to the local flavor of the 

Jim Nichols
Tullahoma, TN USA
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Phil Swango" <pswango at>
To: "LUG" <lug at>
Sent: Friday, December 11, 2009 12:40 PM
Subject: [Leica] So I was just wondering

> Ted Grant wrote:
> So one might ask the question.... which photo has the greater meaning? The
> cropped version or the overall as is?
> ===============================
> For me the original uncropped version was much stronger.  It showed more
> context, gave me a feel for the community, and showed the little waving
> mini-drama for what it was: a casual wave between friends.
> But Sonny's point is taken -- the crop provided a nice discussion about
> editing.
> -- 
> Phil Swango
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