**** This Week Thru Your M43 (August 25, 2012) ****

Started Aug 25, 2012 | Discussions thread
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The marriage exchange, Papua New Gunea

Hey everyone -- long time no see.

Yesterday I went to a marriage exchange ceremony. Major items in the value exchange between the bride's and groom's families are betel nut and woven bags. These was also a cow and a couple of very large pigs and …

While all the adults were messing around with formal speeches and whatnot, the kids were having fun on a jungle swing -- as you can see, a huge old vine between two trees. There was a problem with focus here; maybe I could have prefocussed, but I didn’t. I suppose that might be explained by the fact that I’d had a couple of three beers in the background myself!

The Panny 14 was on the E-PL3, I think I was shooting in P mode (i.e. basic P&S!).
Cheers, geoff
Geoffrey Heard

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