Re: GESO Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

Steve Cottrell cotty at
Tue Apr 16 16:53:19 EDT 2019

On 16/4/19, Paul Stenquist, discombobulated, unleashed:

>I'm catholic only by birth not by practice, but watching Notre Dame burn
>last night was crushing. I immediately recalled how I was overwhelmed by
>the majesty and history of this ancient cathedral when I visited it on a
>spring afternoon in 2003. Extending a business trip by a day, I wandered
>the streets of Paris with my Leica iiif RD and Summicron 50/2
>Collapsible, alternately shooting tribute-x and Portra 400. I had the
>color neg film loaded when I stopped in the cathedral and captured a few
>images as best I could, given the faded mirror of my Leica and the dim
>lighting. Yesterday, I wondered what had become of those images. I found
>an envelope that contained the negatives and camera store prints and
>scanned a few of the negatives. Today, I assembled a small gallery.

Brilliant - well done Paul.

Wandering the streets of Paris with a Leica loaded with film! Living the dream mate.



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