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Subject: [Leica] Difficulties of Calla - lilies /I do do flowers
From: raimo.m.korhonen at (Raimo K)
Date: Sun Apr 9 00:10:16 2006
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Not too bad. Number 3 is perfect.
All the best!
Raimo K
Personal photography homepage at:

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Douglas Sharp" <>
To: "Leica Users Group" <>
Sent: Sunday, April 09, 2006 2:45 AM
Subject: [Leica] Difficulties of Calla - lilies /I do do flowers

>A few different views of a single Calla Lily - I often do flowers - it 
>really is incredibly difficult to get anything like the shot Peter posted.
> If I had done this series on film it would have cost me a small fortune 
> getting it more or less right.This was where I found out the true value of 
> digital photography
> (for me)
> Douglas
> Technical stuff: Canon 300D (D-Rebel), Yashica Macro 2.8/55mm, colour 
> converted to BW (photoplugins BW converter, mode APX)
> Daylight: diffused backlighting, reflectors,mirror to produce highlights 
> (4 frames selected from around 300)
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