Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/06/01

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Tienamin Square Photo
From: Donal Philby <>
Date: Thu, 01 Jun 2000 13:01:31 +0000
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> Dan Post wrote:
> > One of the most striking images in my lifetime, albeit a TV image, was the
> > young man standing in front of the tanks in Tienamin Square. I am sure that
> > this image will be interpreted many ways in the future ... it was thanks to some PJ that we do have it.

>From what I understand there were three photographers (including one of
the Turnleys) who were in the same hotel room shooting in safety from
the balcony with their 600s.  Only one still photographer was on the
ground and got a shot from there, but it is little known.  But Turnley
managed to garner the most aclaim.  

Donal Philby
San Diego

In reply to: Message from Harrison Mcclary <> ([Leica] Tienamin Square Photo)