Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/08/07

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Subject: [Leica] 21, 24, or 28?
From: Donal Philby <>
Date: Mon, 07 Aug 2000 18:41:51 +0000
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Jesse Hellman wrote:

>I often travel with two bodies, one with a 50 and one with a 21. You learn to make use of >the perspective for effect, rather than to try to correct it. 

David Douglas Duncan carried into Khe San two Leicas with a 21 and a 50
and a nikon with a 200.  The resulting book, I Protest, has a cadence
and power that is unusual.  The intense whipping back and forth of
perspectives, from scene setting environments to tight, intimate

And as if that wasn't enough, he gets back to the US and Shoots the book
on the 68 conventions with all those incredible 400 6.8 portraits that
are just magic.  

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Donal Philby
San Diego