Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/12/02

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Subject: [Leica] Second time: LensWork - please pay attention
From: Jim Brick <>
Date: Wed, 02 Dec 1998 13:34:19 -0800

If anyone is interested, you can find it at


At 08:51 PM 12/1/98 -0700, you wrote:
>Regarding favorite photo books, I too like the Osterloh Leica M book, but
>wonder if it's kind of dated by this time? I figure I'd pay $20 tops for a
>copy--much better, I think, to wait for the revised edition!
>Other favorites are Ansel Adams' Book 2 and 3 (The Negative, The Print) but
>I'm taking some of the info contained therein as being a bit dated too--if
>the old man were still around, I wonder if he'd be scolding people for
>clinging to his circa 1980 advice?
>A new (for me) discovery has been LensWork Quarterly. The coverage of Andre
>Kertesz (No 23, Nov 98-Jan 99 issue) and accompanying photos are
>first-rate--I've gone from merely recognizing the man's name to being in awe
>of his work!