Dan Young

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Everything went great last sunday. It rained for a few hours, so we had to cover the photographs with plastic, but we were prepared for something like that to happen - no problem. The print wasn`t usable, it was too grainy, and the colors looked way too cold, so I had to bring my old framed one. You can see it here. It`s almost dead center in the upper photo, black frame, greenish colors.
I noticed this cool man early on. He wore sandals, a hat and a Hawaii-shirt, and looked a little like Neil Young. It wasn`t him, but it was Dan Young, and I asked if I could photograph him. (After Jeanette promised to never call me cute again if I dared to ask.)
He said OK, and after I had told him where I wanted him to stand, he turned his back to me, and I photographed. Then we started to laugh, and I asked if I could take a couple of frames where he was facing me...
He was very friendly, walked over to my photograph of Anton and said it was funny, and then sat down with us in a tent where he looked trough some of my prints. To me, this was bigger than the event.
Fuji Acros 100

No kidding, it doesn't happens any day to meet Ernest Hemingway in the flesh!
wow ... wow ... wow :) i have no words beyond that :)
It was nice to meet him. It was just me, the old man and the sea...
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