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Re: [OM] Nathan's PAD 11/6/2019: four Paris vignettes

Subject: Re: [OM] Nathan's PAD 11/6/2019: four Paris vignettes
From: Chris Barker <ftog@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2019 16:42:43 +0100
I like that story, Chris :-)


> On 13 Jun 2019, at 15:25, christrask@xxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
>     A funny story about this scene.  Back in 1977 I visited Paris, and I was 
> taking a photo from almost this exact spot.  I was using my Kodak Retina IIA 
> and a hand-held light meter.  A fellow walked up to me and pointed at the 
> light meter, and then his camera.  He had a Retina III.  He needed a light 
> meter reading.  He was Italian and didn't speak any French.  I didn't speak 
> any Italian.  But we both understood numbers in German.  So, at the top of 
> the Italian Steps I gave this Italian fellow a light meter reading in German.
>> The view from Sacré-Coeur on a rainy afternoon:
>> https://www.greatpix.eu/All/Picture-A-Day/i-6ztc73n/A 
>> <https://www.greatpix.eu/All/Picture-A-Day/i-6ztc73n/A>

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