PESOs - One of Each of Us
m.9.wilson at ntlworld.com
Tue Dec 4 10:15:10 EST 2007
> From: "frank theriault" <knarftheriault at gmail.com>
> Date: 2007/12/04 Tue PM 02:04:45 GMT
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> Subject: PESOs - One of Each of Us
> Adam's lovely portraits of his Better Half inspired me to send off one of mine:
> I've gotta tell ya, she takes a horrible photo. I mean, I've taken
> dozens of her, and very few are worthy of anything but the trash heap.
> She's a lovely-looking woman in real-life, and when we first met she
> told me she doesn't photograph well. I told her, "Don't you worry,
> I'll get a good one of you!" It's been almost a year and a half now,
> and I have ~very~ few palatable photos of her. I know that part of
> the problem is that she absolutely freezes up when she sees a camera.
Catch her when she's asleep. <voice of experience> Don't forget to wear a cup for a few weeks afterwards. </voice of experience>
> This is one of the few that don't make either of us cringe, and even
> then it doesn't do her justice. I kind of like her "smiling eyes".
> This was taken at the Gelato shop at which I took last week's PESO
> (the "Norman Rockwell" one, according to Bob W). While we were there,
> she took this one of me:
> She's a pretty good photographer (owns an Oly P&S), but don't judge
> her by this one: Look at what she has to work with. <g>
> "Sharpness is a bourgeois concept." -Henri Cartier-Bresson
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