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Subject: [Leica] Children in the Park I : and a disturbing incident
From: tmanley at (Tina Manley)
Date: Mon, 19 Oct 2020 20:12:22 -0400
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I agree, Aram.  Life has changed and it will never be the same.  I get very
depressed when I think about it.  My grandchildren will never be able to
take the photos that I have taken in my career.  I still love photography
and photographing people but times have changed.  I am obsolete!


On Mon, Oct 19, 2020 at 8:06 PM Aram Langhans via LUG <lug at>

> Excellent.  Just out of curiosity, do you know these children?  Many years
> ago I was waiting for a friend in a local park to go shoot some fall
> color.
> I had just received my 35/2 R lens and was pointing it around to see how
> it
> might flare in the sun.  I happened to be pointing it in the area of the
> children's play area and some guy came up to me and challenged me about
> taking photos of kids playing.  I didn't even have film in my R8 at the
> time.  He wrote down my license plate number.  I then pointed my camera at
> him and took his picture (no film, remember).  Luckily my friend showed up
> and we wandered off to take some photos.  That was pretty upsetting to me,
> being a teacher.   It was a sad commentary on the state of affairs in our
> modern society.  Growing up in Seattle, I met an elderly gentleman on the
> corner of our bloc, three houses away.  We got to be friends and he got me
> started on my science career.  His name was Trevor Kincaid and he has a
> building named after him on the University of Washington campus.  He was
> long retired but we spent a lot of time together catching insects and
> looking through his microscope in his basement lab.  Can you imagine
> anything like that happening today?  Sad as I learned a lot from him.  My
> parents eventually met him and even my brothers and sisters and my
> neighborhood friends would partake in his company at times, but none as
> much
> as I would.  Without him my whole life would have been different.
> Aram
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lluis Ripoll
> Sent: Monday, October 19, 2020 7:57 AM
> To: Leica Users Group ; MUGers at
> Subject: [Leica] Children in the Park I
> On the way
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> A Princess ? from her Balcony
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> Playing with something
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> Park?s games
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> Leica M6, Noctilux 50, Ilford HP5, D-23  1:3
> Thanks for looking, your c&c are welcome
> Saludos cordiales
> Lluis
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Tina Manley

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