Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/06/29

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Eisie
From: John Brownlow <>
Date: Thu, 29 Jun 2000 13:59:03 -0400

on 6/29/00 1:45 PM, Robert Appleby and Sue Darlow at wrote:

> Sorry, but with the exception of a handful of images, I think that
> Eisenstadt was, basically, a reasonably talented celebrity photographer who
> got VERY far on a wonderful personality. Does that make him or his work
> bad?
> <<<
> amen. I could never see him as photojournalist of the century, except due
> to the way he got around. But then if your career spans 60 years or so, you
> do. Plus he seems to have been a number one social climber.

Make that three of us. His photography does nothing whatever for me. Kind of
photojournalism for people who don't like photojournalism, if you see what I

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