Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/07/04

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Subject: Re: [Leica] LIFE....
From: Eric Welch <>
Date: Sat, 04 Jul 1998 06:54:44 -0500

At 11:45 PM 7/3/98 -0700, you wrote:

>magazine. Layout is new and feels really hacked up. Photos seem like they
>were arranged by a junior high yearbook staff and some photo selections
>made you wonder who the photo editor was. I can't imagine that the selected
>photos represented the photographer's best shot.
>Is this a trend?

Yes, they fired their photography department and put control of photos in
the design department. They have given up their commitment to
photojournalism to become more entertainment/design oriented. 

Bad design I might ad. I've got to cancel my subscription.

It's a sad day when such a move comes. But I was expecting it. The minute
Warner Brothers took over Time-Life I knew it was the end. 

Watch out Sports Illustrated! Elmer Fudd in a swimsuit can't be far off!
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Eric Welch
St. Joseph, MO

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