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Subject: [Leica] IMG: More ancient airplanes
From: jhnichols at (Jim Nichols)
Date: Mon, 12 Sep 2016 14:55:46 -0500
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Very nice images, Peter, especially the last one of the P-51.

Jim Nichols
Tullahoma, TN USA

On 9/12/2016 2:47 PM, Peter Klein wrote:
> Apologies to Edvard Munch:
> < at 
> N04/29348065960/in/dateposted-public/> 
> Nose turret view:
> < at 
> N04/29603707886/in/dateposted-public/> 
> Mustang, pilot and friend:
> < at 
> N04/29014566823/in/dateposted-public/> 
> While in the B-25 nose turret, my Leica's rangefinder wouldn't line 
> up.  My first thought: Oh, no!  Did I bump it out of alignment while 
> going through the crawlway?  But no, I'd slid through the crawlway on 
> my back with the camera safely on my stomach. Once I got out of the 
> plane, all was well.  Then it hit me. Dummy, the turret glass is curved!
> Leica M Monochrom, 35/2 Summicron IV,  and 6'3" (190 cm) photographer 
> shoehorning himself into small spaces. Enjoy!
> --Peter
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