Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2010/08/29

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Subject: [Leica] IMG: Mouse Glow
From: jhnichols at (Jim Nichols)
Date: Sun, 29 Aug 2010 12:53:55 -0500
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Thanks for looking, Ken.  It does have some of those characteristics.  Used 
on my bare wood desktop, it's laser light burned a tatooed pattern into the 
desk.  I now limit it to a pad.

Jim Nichols
Tullahoma, TN USA
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ken Carney" <kcarney1 at>
To: "Leica Users Group" <lug at>
Sent: Sunday, August 29, 2010 12:01 PM
Subject: Re: [Leica] IMG: Mouse Glow

>  On 8/28/2010 10:11 PM, Jim Nichols wrote:
>> While sort of house-bound while enduring a round of strong medication to 
>> get rid of fluid in my ears, I searched for suitable subjects within easy 
>> reach.  While I see this every day, I had not given a thought to how it 
>> might be captured.  With a little help from Elements 6.0, I finally got a 
>> version that I liked.  I have not researched the E-510 flash synch 
>> literature in depth, but I am not sure how the on-camera flash worked at 
>> a shutter speed of 1/13 sec.  I suspect that it fired early, giving the 
>> asymmetrical lighting that showed up.
>> Comments and critiques welcomed.
>> Jim Nichols
>> Tullahoma, TN USA
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> It reminds me of the alien ships in the original "War of the Worlds".
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