[LRflex] Bob's Redpoll photo (was: Re: Re: leicareflex Digest V6 #67)

  • From: Doug Herr <wildlightphoto@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: leicareflex@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 7 Mar 2009 12:19:39 -0500 (EST)

Bob, I wonder if your Michigan Redpoll is a Hoary?  I don't know either species 
very well but if this is different from the more southern bird I'd have to 
start thinking about Hoary :-)

Delightful photo either way!

Doug Herr
Birdman of Sacramento

-----Original Message-----
>From: bob palmieri <rpalmier@xxxxxxxxxx>
>Sent: Mar 7, 2009 12:03 PM
>To: leicareflex@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: [LRflex] Re: leicareflex Digest V6 #67
>Haven't checked in with y'all in quite some time, but today I noticed  
>that -
>On Mar 6, 2009 , FreeLists Mailing List Members wrote:
>> I recently had DAG CLA my de-panda'ed silver chrome Leicaflex SL.  For
>> sensory feedback it's easily my favorite camera.  I have more SL  
>> bodies
>> than I need now but I'd have a hard time parting with any of them.   
>> As long
>> as there's film and either DAG or Sherry Krauter I'll be using a Leica
>> reflex, R10 or no.
>> Doug Herr
>> Birdman of Sacramento
>> http://www.wildlightphoto.com
>> --------------------------------------------------------------------
>> Date: Thu, 5 Mar 2009 23:18:00 +0100
>> Subject: [LRflex] Re: A sad news for Flexers
>> From: FLAVIO GORI <flaviogori@xxxxxxxxx>
>> i use an R4s since 1984 with 35 curtagon, 60 macro elmarit and 180
>> apo-telyt. i concur that outfit will outlive me and maybe will get  
>> higher
>> value from now on.i do not think to sell it in any way and, strange  
>> enough,
>> my wife agree... we alll love Leica (she use a leica mini beside a  
>> nikon
>> coolpix)
>> btw: i have 9 kodachrome 64 asa in the freezer. its time to give it  
>> a try!
>> fg
>> 2
>> Date: Thu, 5 Mar 2009 14:59:46 -0800 (PST)
>> From: JOACHIM KAHATOWSKY <jkahatowsky@xxxxxxxxxx>
>> Subject: [LRflex] Re: A sad news for Flexers
>> I just bought 4 rolls of Kodachrome 64 as well.  I remember the 25  
>> the best film ever made in my humble opinion.  Plus, now you have  
>> to send it to Kansas city for processing, however, there is  
>> something about the anticipation of getting the developed slides in  
>> the mail.  Then seeing them is another story entirely.
>> Hopefully, the price will come down a bit and I can buy a 35mm f2  
>> or even better 1.4 in the near future to complete my outfit.
>> Joachim
>In fact, this weekend I found myself with a good "appropriated blind"  
>which allowed me to shoot some Redpolls up in northern Michigan at  
>close range (which looked quite different from some Redpolls I had  
>shot a coupla weeks ago in Indiana.)
>After banging off some digisnaps with a Canon 20D hanging off the  
>back of my 400 Telyt I decided to get serious and replaced the  
>imaging device with an SL loaded with Kodachrome 64; the roll should  
>be back from Dwayne's next week.  It'll be interesting to see if I  
>got anything...
>For reference, here's one of the digisnaps.  Despite being somewhat  
>obscured by branches, I found this bird's markings (plus the  
>backlighting) too tasty to resist...

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