Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2010/07/21

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Subject: [Leica] Neighbour
From: afirkin at (afirkin at
Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2010 07:12:46 -0400
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> Here's a picture I took tonight of my neighbour Brendan Lynch - a tough
> man
> in his time and I wouldn't exclude now - he was a member of the famed
> Roscommon 1943/1944 All-Ireland Gaelic Football winning teams. He first
> came
> to attention when he won an All-Ireland junior medal in 1941. He's a
> retired
> Garda (police) superintendent, but was widely known as a tough,
> uncompromising player in Gaelic football. His playing days pic is also
> shown.
> Douglas

Doug, that's quite an array of interesting characters you are building up.
Boy I'm glad I didn't miss seeing this shot. wonderful portrait. Sort of
reminds me of that huge series by August Sander, and I can't really give
much better praise and encouragment to keep going than that.



In reply to: Message from imra at (Douglas Barry) ([Leica] Neighbour)