Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2009/12/24

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Subject: [Leica] IMG: Y
From: imagist3 at (George Lottermoser)
Date: Thu, 24 Dec 2009 14:09:08 -0600
References: <> <D9327BC289DF4F7B857BB0036C4B9FFA@syneticfeba505> <>

while visually simple
(perhaps bland)
your caption plays nicely
with both the "Y" fact
as well as the cerebral "why" enigma

please don't underestimate
what you saw
and (i assume)
then presented here

George Lottermoser
george at

On Dec 24, 2009, at 4:11 AM, Ruediger Merz wrote:

> Ted, your insight is greatly appreciated. So, I don't take it  
> personally. As long as the critiques are constructive. And yours are.
> When I photograph I do it from an emotional state. I look around  
> and think there could be something interesting. Than I observe it,  
> look through the finder and release the shutter. That's it. No  
> message. I don't try to send messages, for that I use email or  
> other means.
> And I agree with you that the picture is pseudo art. A bad copy of  
> whatever image. Must have been in my subconscious. Funny is that  
> you first had to tell me. I did not see it for myself. I guess that  
> is why I post images to the LUG. That someone pushes my nose into it.
> Thanks Ted, I appreciate it.
> Happy Holidays,
> Rudy
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> On Dec 24, 2009, at 2:12 AM, tedgrant at wrote:
>> Rudy offered:
>> Subject: [Leica] IMG: Y
>> Hi Rudy,
>> Remember you asked for critique and comment! :-)
>> It appears as nothing more than a composition assignment for a  
>> high school art class. Sorry mate but that's life.
>> Quite frankly I'm sure you can accomplish far better. Thank you.
>> Please don't take it personally it's the piece of pseudo art I'm  
>> speaking of.
>> If I should be so impertinent may I ask, would you please explain  
>> to the crew what your motivation was to make this exposure? And  
>> what are you trying to illustrate? Looking for your response!
>> Thank you.
>> cheers,
>> ted
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In reply to: Message from styx at (Ruediger Merz) ([Leica] IMG: Y)
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