Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2016/09/19

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Subject: [Leica] Arctic full set
From: george.imagist at (George Lottermoser)
Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2016 18:15:56 -0500
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Gorgeous. Historic. Humorous. 

"Ice and water" - Breathtaking

a note off the iPad, George

On Sep 19, 2016, at 1:41 PM, Henning Wulff <henningw at> 

> There are now 83 items in the 'Canadian Arctic 2016' album from our trip 
> in August, including bear pictures. We saw quite a bit of wildlife, but a 
> lot of it was fleeting or hard to identify unless you were watching 
> carefully, as a lot of it was at quite a distance. We saw a couple of 
> bowhead wales, some narwhal, walrusses, various seals, muskox as well as 
> many of the infamous 'muskrocks' which look very similar at great 
> distance. Also a large variety of birds.
> Most of my wildlife shots were taken with the 100-400 Panasonic-Leica zoom 
> which was an excellent choice for this trip. My next most used lens was 
> the 12-40/2.8 Olympus, then the 7-14 Panasonic and last, mostly because of 
> insufficient reach, the 40-150/2.0 Olympus. I took about 7500 shots on 
> this trip. A UV filter was kept over any lenses that were out when we were 
> in the zodiacs, and the equipment was rinsed off in the shower after any 
> noticeable salt water splashing. Everything worked perfectly.
> Contrary to Africa, where I have taken full frame shots of lions with a 
> 35mm wideangle, I wouldn't try that on a polar bear.
> Henning Wulff
> henningw at

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