Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1997/10/28

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Subject: Re: Getting serious
From: Alfred Breull <>
Date: Tue, 28 Oct 1997 20:27:15 +0100

Thank you for the correction, Eric. 
And, evidently I don't know so much about him as I hoped. 


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At 09:40 28.10.1997 -0600, you wrote:
>At 09:36 AM, you wrote:
>>Ansel Adams MF pix are a loss, his LF pix are in the center of attraction,
>I was mostly agreeing with you, but this statement is not right. Ansel's
>pictures that he shot with his Hasselblad - for example Half Dome with the
>moon - were just as important and inspired as anything he did with 8X10.
>His abilities, derived in no small part from his connection to music, not
>camera equipment, transcended technique or hardware. His best portrait in
>my estimation was done with a Contax rangefinder and 50mm lens.