Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/05/02

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Great Photographers DB; portraitists; Jane Bown
From: Brian Reid <>
Date: Tue, 02 May 2000 16:10:16 -0700

Oh, Jane Bown is quite possibly my favorite photographer. Well, I've never 
met her, but I've been a fan of her work since I was a teenager. She took 
that legendary photo of Rudolf Nureyev and Morgot Fonteyn. Her portrait of 
Samuel Beckett has generated one of my personal goals -- to try to be able 
to take pictures like that -- for 20 years. You can see a scan of the 
Beckett picture at