Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2008/12/03

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Subject: [Leica] The Family of Man II
From: kididdoc at (Steve Barbour)
Date: Wed Dec 3 14:40:05 2008
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On Dec 3, 2008, at 3:33 PM, H&ECummer wrote:
>> As for LFI and Leica, I think Alastair tried to get them interested  
>> in
>> some way but with no luck. I guess their marketing department was  
>> busy
>> dreaming up new Special Editions at the time.
>> Saludos,
>> Nathan
> Hi Nathan,
> I approached Stephen Lee about FOM II and introduced Alastair to him.
> Alastair made a presentation about it to Stephen and then nothing  
> happened.
> I wrote to Stephen pointing out that the photographs in the foyer of  
> the Solms
> office did not emphasize the image quality that Leica lenses were  
> capable of producing.
> (They were in fact out of focus grainy swirls of sh*t). Stephen did  
> find the time to
> write back to me that it was Leica policy to allow creative vision  
> to the photographers
> they worked with. But there was never any response to Alastair's  
> presentation.
> Very strange in my opinion.

very strange, but he apparantly blew it, and he's gone...

likely the people who run things now may know nothing about it...

what's next?


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