Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2012/02/04

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Subject: [Leica] Pedestrian
From: jayanand at (Jayanand Govindaraj)
Date: Sun, 5 Feb 2012 08:55:24 +0530
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Thanks for everyone who took a look, and to Sonny for the explanation of
what, to me, was a mystery!

On Sun, Feb 5, 2012 at 7:59 AM, scleroplex <scleroplex at> wrote:

> perfect!!
> a few more years of hair loss and i could be him!
> :-)
> bharani padmanabhan iyengar
> Date: Sat, 4 Feb 2012 09:37:41 +0530
> From: Jayanand Govindaraj <jayanand at>
> Subject: [Leica] Pedestrian
> To: Leica Users Group <lug at>
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> 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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