peso seal of approval

Jack Davis jdavisf8 at
Sun Jul 25 18:03:53 EDT 2010

By the way, you have my approval. =)


--- On Sun, 7/25/10, Larry Colen <lrc at> wrote:

> From: Larry Colen <lrc at>
> Subject: Re: peso  seal of approval
> To: "Pentax-Discuss Mail List" <pdml at>
> Date: Sunday, July 25, 2010, 11:36 AM
> On Jul 25, 2010, at 11:24 AM, Jack Davis wrote:
> > I'd have guessed this to have been shot with a
> telephoto. They tend to be skittish and I understand
> smelling their breath can pretty much eliminate your future
> appetite.
> > Wide angle?
> They were napping on the underside of the wharf in Santa
> Cruz.  This one was practically up against the chain
> link fence blocking off the beams from the access.  I
> put my camera below the fence and just shot at full auto,
> guessing on the aim, as it was the only way to get a clean
> shot from that angle without the fence in the way. While I
> was photographing him one woman came up and wanted to pet
> him. I told her not to, that it was a good way to lose a
> hand.
> That shot was at 18mm using the 18-250.
> There's another landing for launching boats where I shot
> this one at 250:
> with no fences. I could have walked right up to them, 
> but even if I trusted myself to not scare, harass or
> threaten them, with all of the tourists around, I wouldn't
> have trusted one of them to not do something stupid.
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