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Subject: [Leica] Lincoln Center Fountain silhouettes at night
From: richard at (Richard Man)
Date: Sat, 31 Jul 2010 19:51:23 -0700
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Very nice. Almost like an abstract painting.

On Sat, Jul 31, 2010 at 11:08 AM, Mark Rabiner <mark at>wrote:

> I don't know how I got such tack sharp results shooting at 100th of a
> second
> with a 200mm focal length with a 1.5 crop circle factor camera at night.
> But its the ultra compact 55-200 again. And so an effective at full frame
> format 300mm @ 100th of a second!
> To me the dioramas presented by people in this At Josie Robertson Plaza
> Fountain; called The Revson Fountain every night are amazing. But I usually
> have a wide on my camera. And luckily this night a week or two ago I had a
> long lens on.
> The people in the shot when they see me taking pictures of them off off to
> the side assume I'm getting their faces. They don't know I'm just getting
> their outlines.  So its an unusual deal. I feel real brave because I don't
> feel like I'm invading anyone's privacy. But THEY don't know that. Much of
> what goes on at the fountain is people taking pictures of each other. But
> with flash usually. Not at this moment though.
> And here I am standing off with a long zoom speaking with a student with a
> camera bag who had the same exact lens on her camera. Both the non VR
> version...who needs virtual reality when we  have the real thing?
> le=true<>
> Or
> --
> Mark William Rabiner
> mark at
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