Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/05/21

[Author Prev] [Author Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next] [Author Index] [Topic Index] [Home] [Search]

Subject: [Leica] Re: Photographing Photographers
From: Gary Elshaw <>
Date: Mon, 22 May 2000 00:21:39 +1200

Sorry Harrison, I only see one Canon. But there was something else 
within the picture, i can't quite put my finger on it, but it did 
briefly give me double vision.

All the best,

At 12:01 AM -0700 21/5/2000, Harrison wrote:
>About a month ago there was a thread on photographing photographers while
>they are doing their jobs.
>In the course of this discussion Rick Dykstra mentioned that he had
>photographed a female photojournalist who he described as - in his words -
>"Backlit, 3/4 profile, with a coupla big Canons."
>I asked Rick what he meant by the "coupla big Canons" remark and he e-mailed
>me the shot asking me to post it to my site as he does not have any web
>Anyway after seeing the photo I still wonder what Rick is really talking
>about.  His photo can be seen at:
- -- 

"The difficulty now is that unexceptional adults believe the loss of 
youthful dreaming is itself "growing up," as though adulthood were 
the passive conclusion to a doomed activity and hope during 

OO             The Uses of Disorder
[_]<|          Personal Identity and City Life -- Richard Sennett
Gary Elshaw
Post-Grad Film Student
Victoria University
New Zealand