[LRflex] Re: Why?
- From: "Gary Pinkerton" <gpinkcp@xxxxxxx>
- To: leicareflex@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2007 12:32:00 -0600
I wanted some way to 'capture' the scenes I was seeing every day on my Dad's farm [where I still live] I couldn't paint or draw, but I had friends who could. One day while talking to one of'em, he suggested I try my hand at photography. I tried it, liked it, and still do. >From: Philippe Amard <phamard@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> >Reply-To: leicareflex@xxxxxxxxxxxxx >To: leicareflex@xxxxxxxxxxxxx >Subject: [LRflex] Why? >Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2007 16:49:49 +0100 > >Hi Flexers, > >I was just curious to know why we picked up our, call it hobby, job or >passion. > >If I may start this thread with my own experience, my interest started >during art classes at school, not that we took photos or spoke about >photography, but the teacher would ask us to "frame" an interesting part >of a view we liked - whatever it was - by forming a rectangle finder >using our fingers. This is how I got interested in "framing". > >Consequently, and being very clumsy at painting, I worked during the >holidays to buy myself a second hand BW lab and a much used Foca (French >Leica clone) >After many a night spent in the lab, I progressively got interested in >colour - slides came up "cheap" for I had had the opportunity to buy an >impressive out of date but still usable stock of K25 from a supermarket >(some of you will remember the "cloth" envelope with its strings :-D ). > >Then life went on, with its ups and downs. But with a(ny) camera still >either round my neck, or within arm's reach - I must confess a couple of >years' video fit when the kids got born though. > >I missed the lab - Iflfomar/brome - and K25 until I recently went >digital and the magic of PS, LR, Spix and more. And as someone on the >list wrote once, I now feel like a kid again wanting to experiment and >shoot everything. Well, I guess the virus is still there then. > >What about you? > >Yours >Phileicangemix > >------ >Unsubscribe or change to/from Digest Mode at: > http://www3.telus.net/~telyt/lrflex.htm >Archives are at: > http://www.freelists.org/archives/leicareflex/ ------ Unsubscribe or change to/from Digest Mode at: http://www3.telus.net/~telyt/lrflex.htm Archives are at: http://www.freelists.org/archives/leicareflex/
- [LRflex] Why?
- From: Philippe Amard
- [LRflex] Why?