Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/03/23

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Definitive Leica Photography Books
From: Carl Socolow <>
Date: Mon, 23 Mar 1998 14:11:33 -0500

Lee Yan Zhan wrote:
> I wish to compile a list of definitive books on Leica based on your
> opinion.  Not just equipment biased but also books by photographers(famous
> or not) that exemplify true Leica Photography with wonderful images and
> stories.  


> Lee

I would have to recommend The Americans by Robert Frank. It helped
define a stylistic genre in street photography as well as being an
anthropological record of the United States in the American Century.

Carl S.