Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2006/04/10

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Subject: [Leica] Dad pictures
From: bdcolen at (B. D. Colen)
Date: Mon Apr 10 18:05:12 2006

I really like the third one, Arche - Nice composition, balance - it works.

On 4/10/06 8:42 PM, "Arche, Harvey" <> wrote:

> Three different dads in public. I owe a debt of gratitude to Kenneth for 
> the
> first and third; I followed his advice about staying in one place until 
> people
> got used to me being there with a camera. Those 2 were in the same location
> and five minutes apart.
> Tech blab: M2, 35 summicron 1st ver., neopan1600 at 800
> Tornado survival tales-
> Several students at my school had their homes demolished in the Friday
> tornados around Nashville. The kids had left school at noon, Parent 
> Conference
> Day, so a lot of them were at home alone when the twister struck. One boy 
> was
> asleep and was wakened by a call from his Dad. He heard a noise, went to 
> the
> window, and could see the funnel 100 yards away. He made it to the 
> basement.
> Half the house destroyed, the other half was as if nothing had happened.
> A girl in my photo class, also alone, got a call from her mom. By her 
> account
> the power went off two seconds after she hung up, so she ran straight to 
> the
> closet, and the tornado struck about 2 seconds after that. She stayed in 
> there
> for twenty minutes. I asked if she was scared, she said 'I was hysterical'.
> How was her house? 'Everything was gone except for the closet'.
> Arche
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