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Subject: [Leica] Closing Date: Dec 15, 2015, LUG Book 2015
From: richard at (Richard Man)
Date: Mon, 9 Nov 2015 15:05:27 -0800
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And THANK you. Please contributes!

On Mon, Nov 9, 2015 at 12:32 PM, Jay Burleson <leica at> 

> Submitted my two earlier today!
> Jay
> On 11/9/2015 12:28 PM, Richard Man wrote:
>> *Only FIVE *weeks and counting, please contribute!
>> I will take contribution starting from (now) to *midnight PST Dec 15,
>> 2015*.
>> *No exceptions.*
>> ****
>> It will follow the same format that Jim Shulman and Geoff Hopkinson used
>> for previous editions. The address to send your contribution is
>> richard at
>> This will be a non-profit, not juried/judged compilation of photos by any
>> interested photographer. Anyone may contribute and any brand of equipment
>> may be used. Please send photos that you have made during 2015. There will
>> be no obligation to buy the book which will be published by Blurb and
>> there
>> will be hardcover, softcover printed versions offered and an eBook for
>> iPad. There will be a small surcharge only applied for each purchase. For
>> 2015 this will be the Second Harvest Food Bank in the Silicon Valley.
>> While
>> a 3-bedroom starter home starts at 1.5 million USD in Palo Alto, there are
>> people who do not have enough to eat, even here.
>> *Please send two image files, ideally as attachments to one or two  email
>> messages.* Be aware that some email clients may reduce the sizes of images
>> within messages by default.
>> Ideal image files are JPEG files around 2000 to 3000 pixels on the long
>> side with file sizes of 1 to 2 megabytes. The sRGB color space
>> will be used when they are reproduced.
>> The book will be in our usual 10 inches x 8 inches (20x25cm) landscape
>> layout. Whether in landscape or portrait orientation your images will not
>> be cropped or altered by the editor. They will be fitted into the standard
>> image layouts used. The Blurb software will size the images to fit.
>> For the left hand page that will be a box 2680 pixels wide and 2250 pixels
>> high with a plain margin or as a full bleed image (with small
>> overlap of edges) of 2888 pixels wide x 2475 pixels high.
>> For the right hand page that will be a box 1500 pixels wide x 1796 pixels
>> high (for a portrait orientation) or 2271 pixels wide x 1588
>> pixels high (for a landscape orientation). Both right hand page options
>> leave room for a single caption for both images underneath.
>> In the text of your email, *please provide a single caption for both
>> images. *This will be your name, and preferably a title for each
>> image. You may also like to include details of the equipment or similar
>> *short *comment. Here is an example:
>> *Firstname Lastname*  Opposite: 'left image title'  Leica M3, Elmar 50
>> f/3.5
>> Above: 'Cats eating sushi' Fujifilm X-E1 XF 18-55, Boston LUG meetup
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In reply to: Message from richard at (Richard Man) ([Leica] Closing Date: Dec 15, 2015, LUG Book 2015)
Message from leica at (Jay Burleson) ([Leica] Closing Date: Dec 15, 2015, LUG Book 2015)