Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2012/05/28

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Subject: [Leica] IMG: Approach to Juneau - we have an escort
From: photo at (Nathan Wajsman)
Date: Tue, 29 May 2012 07:34:03 +0200
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Must be a really dangerous area with all those armed guys around. They 
should send them to the waters off Somalia instead, there they could use 
their guns to shoot pirates.


Nathan Wajsman
Alicante, Spain


On May 29, 2012, at 7:27 AM, Adam Bridge wrote:

> As we approached Juneau DIAMOND PRINCESS picked up a Coast Guard escort 
> complete with machine gunner in the bow.
> Here's a close up as the vessel passed close aboard:
> <!i=1873508754&k=PnQ2BNx&lb=1&s=A>
> This is with the Leica 100mm APO R lens.
> A bit later they powered up and moved to intercept some fishermen in a 
> Lund open fishing boat which was headed from Juneau to do a bit of 
> fishing. They didn't seem phased by the CG boat but they were also very 
> careful not to alter their coast toward us.
> <!i=1873509527&k=KjGwf8Q&lb=1&s=A>
> This was shot with the Sony 55-200mm E lens.
> Comments, etc, welcome & invited.
> Adam
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