Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/12/17

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Lesson on Bokeh
From: Eric Welch <>
Date: Thu, 17 Dec 1998 23:20:23 -0600

>Certainly this same "wide 
>angle" perspective is much more prevalent in photography today than it 
>was just 25-30 years ago.

That can be accounted for, in part, by a lack of good wide angle lenses
back then. W. Eugene Smith used to gripe about 28mm f/8 lenses back in his
Life photo essay days. No wonder he said about available light, "Whatever
light is available." 
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Eric Welch
St. Joseph, MO

Stay alert - you can observe a lot by watching. Yogi Berra