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Subject: [Leica] Victorian House in Churubusco
From: chris at (Christopher Crawford)
Date: Fri, 01 Feb 2019 15:27:15 -0500
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Yep, I know how to photograph architecture :D

I was centered, but the house's parts are really misaligned. This is 
actually quite common. Strange, because the house is large and highly 
decorated, which indicates it was built for someone relatively wealthy. 
You'd think that for the money it cost to build it, they could have designed 
it more carefully?

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?On 2/1/19, 2:53 PM, "LUG on behalf of Howard Ritter" 
< at on behalf of 
hlritter at> wrote:

    No, if you look at the columns and other features of the portico and 
steps, it?s clear that Chris was standing dead-center. The door is offset 
well to the right and, strangely, the second floor is, too ? but by a lesser 
amount! None of the three elements lines up with either of the others. Very 
    > On Feb1, 2019, at 1444, Philippe via LUG <lug at> 
    > Or they do, and the photog did not stand where it showed?
    > Amities
    > Philippe
    >> Le 1 f?vr. 2019 ? 18:00, Sonny Carter via LUG <lug at> a ?crit :
    >> Yes, not only is the door off-kilter, but the porch and stairs don't
    >> line up with the door or the rest of the house.  crazy.
    >> Regards,
    >> Sonny
    >> Natchitoches, Louisiana
    >> 1714
    >> Oldest Permanent Settlement in the Louisiana Purchase
    >> USA
    >> On Fri, Feb 1, 2019 at 9:02 AM Douglas Barry <imra at> wrote:
    >>> Nice one, Chris.
    >>> It's a pity the architect didn't align the front door as well as you
    >>> might have. The off centre look does the house no favours. However, 
    >>> an intriguing place and you mentioned Victorian in your description 
so I
    >>> had to find it on my close friend Google maps to see its 
    >>> 3945 Churubusco throws up up some interesting stuff including price 
    >>> a lot of interior shots. I see it was built in 1908, so over here it
    >>> would be called Edwardian as Queen Victoria died in 1901 to be 
    >>> by her son Edward. It's good to see it survives as despite houses 
    >>> put on historical registers, they somehow manage to get knocked down 
    >>> altered terribly.
    >>> Douglas
    >>> On 31/01/2019 23:45, Christopher Crawford wrote:
    >>>> I photographed this beautiful old house last summer in the small 
town of Churubusco, Indiana. Two little kids bikes sit on the front porch.
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