Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1999/11/01

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Subject: Re: [Leica] RE: Street Photography debate
Date: Mon, 1 Nov 1999 09:05:00 EST

In a message dated 11/1/99 4:16:35 AM, writes:

>His view is that street photography is most of the time haphazard and that
>you could give your pet chimpanzee a P&S camera and it will be able to
>produce street scenes in many of the shots that it takes.

A true statement if you limit the discussion to the worst of the genre. For a 
chimp to produce images equal to the best of the genre is as unlikely as the 
old saw about a roomful of chimps producing the works of Shakespeare . . . 

Bob (likes good photos whether they are made on the street or not) McEowen