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Subject: [Leica] IMG: Blossom Trail and a question...
From: rgacpa at (Bob Adler)
Date: Wed, 6 Mar 2013 22:39:07 -0800
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Thanks Adam. I may continue to play around with the umbrella a bit; perhaps 
more subtly. Kind of a where's Waldo thing. For awhile will shoot both with 
and without. I also have exposures without. 

Non-pros I've pointed it out to seem to get a kick out of it. Purists tend 
to not. Having both gives the most options when time permits. 

Thanks for chiming in. I have thought about using a bike, but juts too bulky 
to carry into the field. That said, I think more people can relate to a 

Thanks again,

Sent from my iPad

On Mar 6, 2013, at 10:07 PM, Adam Bridge <abridge at> wrote:

> I'm loving the subtle coloration that filters throughout the image, Bob. 
> I'm voting to avoid things like umbrellas although if there was a bicycle 
> I'd have instantly entered it on your behalf in our March Madness photo 
> contest. You'd win in a walk. Or ride. I'm never clear on these things.
> Adam
> On Mar 5, 2013, at 10:11 PM, Robert Adler <rgacpa at> wrote:
>> Another blossom image. It was supposed to be overcast, but unfortunately
>> bright and hazy.
>> (recommend a large view)
>> I added a small prop to the image which I'm thinking of using more often 
>> if
>> I can't find a bench, just to give a sense of scale/place. If you notice
>> it, I'd appreciate your opinions on its use. Sometimes it may be discrete,
>> as in this image; sometimes more apparent. I know it isn't a bench and am
>> not trying to capture that sense of place, but am trying out something 
>> new.
>> Not trying to be hokey at all; trying to tie the viewer into the scene 
>> more.
>> Thanks for looking and any advice/opinions,
>> Bob
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