Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2012/02/03

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Subject: [Leica] Pedestrian
From: photo at (Nathan Wajsman)
Date: Sat, 4 Feb 2012 08:12:33 +0100
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Nice multicultural image, Jayanand. I see Sonny already explained what a 
pumpkin run refers to.


Nathan Wajsman
Alicante, Spain


On Feb 4, 2012, at 5:07 AM, Jayanand Govindaraj wrote:

> A couple of days ago I went for a walk to try and photograph birds in a
> notified wetland that surrounds my house from the road, as no visitors are
> allowed inside the protected area. The birds were too far away, but I got
> this Shulmanesque figure walking down the road, with the incongruous
> combination of a large, almost defiant mark on the forehead, which depicts
> him as a devotee of the Hindu god Vishnu, and a typical T Shirt from the
> USA that denotes a "Pumpkin Run" (whatever that might be!. I was also taken
> up with the curious child just behind him, who was probably wondering what
> I was doing, because I was some distance away. The photo is not tack sharp
> mainly because this was taken after sundown, with a Nikon D7000 and the AF
> 180mm f2.8 with a 2x Kenko Teleconverter (effective 540mm in 35mm terms),
> handheld at 1/125 at ISO3200.
> Comments and criticism, as ever, welcome.
> Cheers
> Jayanand
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