Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2010/10/22

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Subject: [Leica] dandelion corral
From: imagist3 at (George Lottermoser)
Date: Fri, 22 Oct 2010 13:32:23 -0500
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I think those are some form of daisy
rather than dandelions Mark.

This looks like one of those photos
where a tripod, lower ISO, long exposure
would have provided a stronger image.
The shadow noise fights the potential delicacy 
for me.


George Lottermoser 
george at

On Oct 21, 2010, at 11:59 PM, Mark Rabiner wrote:

> If it was not for these corral's these dandelion's would take over the 
> whole
> sidewalk. But as you can see  here they are nicely contained.
> And free range dandelion's are not very tender.
> They are best kept out of trouble.
> Hand held with a 28mm 2.8 first out Nikon AF at an 8th of a second with a
> D40x this will be the last cropped format shot I turn in as I get my D700
> today but I better get to sleep as B&H closes at 2PM on Friday.
> I'll use these lens on the new camera but it will be really a 28 not a 43.
> And I'll not have to focus it manually.
> I'm sure I could sell it for 30 bucks if I was lucky.
> And it's sharp as heck and compact and light.

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