Cameras for a kid

Bob W-PDML pdml at web-options.com
Fri Mar 9 15:40:59 EST 2018


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I bought the Joel Meyerowitz book - it really is good, thanks for putting me on to it.

B

> On 9 Mar 2018, at 16:59, Igor PDML-StR <pdmlstr at komkon.org> wrote:
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> 
> Aah, that were genious you, Bob!
> 
> All this time, I've been thinking who was that kiddo cursing like a sailor in Sanskrit while they were changing his diapers and nursing during the breaks in the next classroom!
> :-D
> 
> Paul: I learned long division at 7, but did not learn that it was long until I was 25 y.o. [Indivisible!]
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> 
>> On Mar 8, 2018, at 6:28 PM, Bob W-PDML wrote:
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>>> On 8 Mar 2018, at 19:34, Paul Stenquist <pnstenqu... at mac.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> When I was learning photography and darkroom techniques I was studying long
>>> division and reading the Hardy Boys. I was ten years old.
>> 
>> I read them when I was seven.
>> In Sanskrit.
>> During breaks in nuclear physics classes.
>> That I was giving.
>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>>> On Mar 8, 2018, at 2:26 PM, Godfrey DiGiorgi <godfreydigio... at me.com> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> I think BobW and I are soul mates. When I was getting deeper into
>>>> photography in High School, I was studying Latin, German, Old English,
>>>> Physics, Calculus, and reading S.I. Hayakawa's treatise on general
>>>> semantics, "Language in Thought and Action." I'd already signed off on the
>>>> French as savages.
>>>> 
>>>> G
>>>>>>>> "We all get to be young and foolish in our lives. If we survive that, we
>>>> get to be old and foolish."
>>>> 
>>>>> On Mar 8, 2018, at 10:50 AM, mike wilson <m.9.wil... at ntlworld.com> wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>> Your masochism knows no bounds.
>>>>> 
>>>>>> On 08 March 2018 at 16:36 Bob W-PDML <p... at web-options.com> wrote:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> At the same time I was learning photography I was also starting to read
>>>>>> French literature...
>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> On 8 Mar 2018, at 15:57, Godfrey DiGiorgi <godd... at me.com> wrote:
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> You crack me up, Bob! That's a great line ...! :-)
>>>>>>> ...
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> On Mar 8, 2018, at 7:22 AM, Bob W-PDML <p... at web-options.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> Sounds like he needs an adult real-life lesson that will leave him
>>>>>>>> feeling inadequate, unloved and in despair at the pointlessness of
>>>>>>>> existence, so anything by Pentax will do.
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> ...
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> On 8 Mar 2018, at 14:31, Eric Weir <eew... at bellsouth.net> wrote:
>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>>> A sister has asked me for advice on a beginning camera for her
>>>>>>>>> grandson. He’s 12, intelligent, creative, self-disciplined—all-in-all
>>>>>>>>> pretty precocious about many things. I have my own thoughts, which may
>>>>>>>>> not be best, but wondered what y’all might recommend.
>>>>>>>>> 
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