Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/10/07

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Ted and his twinky flash......
From: Eric Welch <>
Date: Wed, 07 Oct 1998 20:16:28 -0500

At 10:03 AM 10/7/98 -0500, you wrote:

>Ah Ted....
>What about Gene Smith.... and a fair number of his his pictures that used 


Ah, yes, what about Gene Smith.

You try shooting with a 28mm f/5.6 lens with 100 speed film in a room with
little light.

That was then, this is now.

And Gene Smith was the one who said "I use available light, whatever is

Stage lighting, flash, bulbs, 12 hour printing sessions on one print, then
make a copy negative for further prints... he's done it all. But this is a
new world. 1.4 lenses with film that pushes beautifully up to 6400 and beyond.
- -- 

Eric Welch
St. Joseph, MO

Maintenance-free: When it breaks, it can't be fixed