Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2010/10/03

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Subject: [Leica] Venice
From: jsmith342 at (Jeffery Smith)
Date: Sun, 3 Oct 2010 19:26:52 -0500
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They certainly work, though. Does anyone remember the large sign in Dealey 
Plaza at the time of the Kennedy assassination?


On Oct 3, 2010, at 7:24 PM, Rei Shinozuka wrote:

> Having grown up in NYC and worked there, I simply loathe large 
> advertisements.  From the article I had the impression that the ads were 
> put on scaffolding used in the repair of the structures.  The ads are 
> unsightly all right, but presumably not much worse than the base 
> scaffolding and presumably only up for the duration of the repair work.  
> Perhaps there could be a compromise where the ads could be in monochrome 
> so as to be less visually jarring.  As Jim notes, if the other choices to 
> fund renovation are higher taxes for residents or visitors, or simply 
> neglect of the structures, this solution might not be so bad.
> -rei
> On 10/03/2010 08:12 PM, Jim Shulman wrote:
>>  That usually has something to do with it.
>> Jim Shulman
>> (who understands that the competing needs of municipal budgets and 
>> aesthetic
>> preservation put us all in a venetian bind.)
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: at
>> [ at] On Behalf Of 
>> Tina
>> Manley
>> Sent: Sunday, October 03, 2010 8:05 PM
>> To: lug
>> Subject: [Leica] Venice
>> LUG:
>> This is absolutely awful:
>> n-foster
>> How have we gotten to this state?
>> (Maybe this should be on LugForum, but it does involve photography as
>> advertising.)
>> Tina
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