Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2009/05/05

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Subject: [Leica] doing it for real
From: kididdoc at (Steve Barbour)
Date: Tue, 5 May 2009 17:12:32 -0700
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On May 5, 2009, at 10:49 AM, Philippe AMARD wrote:

> Walt Johnson wrote:
>> Know that style of shooting quite well. What does one do when  
>> there's  nothing going on, and one has to come back with something.
> Well, euh .....
> Thanks guys from all over the world - we French people will never  
> forget - nor shall we the guys who shot these.


Steve...  (who just walked the hedgerows in Normandy)

> Amiti?s Walt
> Philippe, the not so famous other Frenchman, and a weekend poppy  
> shooter  ;-)
>> s.d.
>> It might take more to tell a story after the smoke has cleared.   
>> Hell, any idiot with a camera can capture dramatic war images.   
>> When the vultures are feeding off dying children set your motor on  
>> continuous and blast away. Next stop, Pulitzerville.
>> As far as composition and negative space?  Lets not forget that  
>> famous Frenchman HCB. (Philippe is the other one :) )  Dark and  
>> dramatic award to Gene Smith and shoot till you get it right to  
>> Carl Mydans for his Macarthur wading shot.
>> I'd be the first to admit my prejudice but I see much  more content  
>> in Gavrysh's work than in many famous f8 and be there shots.
>> Walt
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In reply to: Message from walt at (Walt Johnson) ([Leica] doing it for real)
Message from philippe.amard at (Philippe AMARD) ([Leica] doing it for real)