Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2014/12/22

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Subject: [Leica] The Hoi Polloi
From: steve.barbour at (Steve Barbour)
Date: Mon, 22 Dec 2014 21:12:23 -0800
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Steve Barbour

On Dec 22, 2014, at 8:51 PM, Sonny Carter <sonc.hegr at> wrote:

To answer Hebert's original question, I think that people with digital 
cameras may often be looking at the screen through their contact lenses, or 
the lower part of their varifocal glasses, or even bifocals.

That's it Sonny... 

even admiring the LCD without glasses...


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> On Dec 22, 2014, at 9:53 PM, kyle cassidy on the lug <leicaslacker at 
>> wrote:
>> From: kanner at (Herbert Kanner)
>> Date: Mon, 22 Dec 2014 14:54:27 -0800
>> Why do non-photographers (I don?t mean LUG members who are amateurs) 
>> almost 
>> always lean backwards when taking a picture?
>> Herb
>> Herbert Kanner
>> kanner at
>> 650-326-8204
>> Question authority and the authorities will question you.
> I want to see some scientific evidence here before we start thrashing 
> people. like a time lapse of some photogenic spot and a random sampling 
> interview of people who stop & take photos about their level of 
> experience. I?m not sure I don?t lean forwards or backwards while 
> photographing as I occasionally ?zoom with my feet? (or waist as the case 
> may be) and at the same time, i?m not sure that amateurs don?t have 
> horrible crops with way too much extra space or way to little ?  that they 
> should have leaned in or out for.
> kc
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In reply to: Message from leicaslacker at (kyle cassidy on the lug) ([Leica] The Hoi Polloi)
Message from sonc.hegr at (Sonny Carter) ([Leica] The Hoi Polloi)