Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2010/12/02

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Subject: [Leica] 2010 Yearbook & Kodachrome
From: leicaslacker at (kyle cassidy on the LUG)
Date: Thu, 2 Dec 2010 15:40:05 -0500
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Some time in ... 1999 or 2000 I photographed an unexpected and somewhat 
volatile interchange between two mayoral candidates. Realizing that I had 
something special, I dropped the rest of the day, rushed home, processed the 
film made a fast print and called the local paper and was told by the city 
desk that they'd already gone to press with a digital image someone got in 
an hour before me. I realized that day that film was over in terms of news 
photography because the guy with the digital shot was always going to get 
there before you and he'd be off at the next assignment beating you again 
while you were developing. It's only going to get faster with wireless SD 
cards sending everything back to the mother ship while the event's going 

On Dec 2, 2010, at 3:28 PM, <tedgrant at> <tedgrant at> 

>> Hello Wayne,
>> When it comes to the LUG Year book I'm the guy who always reams the butt 
>> of
>> everybody to get their pictures in well before midnight dec 31. Some 
>> become
>> what we might say  ... "slightly, if not right P...ed off with me simply
>> because I spare no words nor the whip to deliver on time and earlier!"  OR
>> ELSE! :-)

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