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Subject: [Leica] Old passport picture
From: jhnichols at (Jim Nichols)
Date: Sat, 3 Jul 2010 11:59:57 -0500
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Nice, serious look.

You are right about the longevity of photos.  I ran across my USAF badge 
photo, from 1951, and used a macro lens to digitize it.  I even had hair!

Jim Nichols
Tullahoma, TN USA
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Lawrence Zeitlin" <lrzeitlin at>
To: "Leica LUG" <lug at>
Sent: Saturday, July 03, 2010 11:35 AM
Subject: [Leica] Old passport picture

> Old photos never die. I came across this portrait of my wife Maggie and
> daughter Karen in a drawer of stuff destined for the garbage. It was taken
> with a Leica IIIc with a 35 mm Elmar as a quick passport photo in 1974.
> Daughter Karen is now older than my wife was when the picture was taken 
> and
> has two children of her own. No redeeming technical value other than just
> being a nice snapshot.
> Larry Z
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