Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/06/01

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Robert Capa
Date: Tue, 2 Jun 1998 01:01:19 EDT

Carl Socolow wrote:

<< Wow! Forget sharpness. Forget Bokeh. Forget who made what
 glass. The intimacy these machines provided Capa in portraying the world
 around him- a world in constant tumult, despair, epiphany and hope- is
 absolutely amazing. You, the viewer, are right there, a participant in
 history, in the whole human drama. >>

Yes, Carl, wonderful observation.  Capa could have used any tool (blasphemer!
:) ), he had the ability to see and capture a moment.