Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/08/02

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Subject: RE: [Leica] Would Ansel Adams shoot Leica
From: "Bob Walkden" <>
Date: Wed, 02 Aug 2000 15:06:37 BST


I think Ansel Adams did shoot Leica. If I remember correctly there is a 
photograph by him of Stieglitz in "The Making of 40 Photographs" which was 
taken with a Leica.



>From: Paul Chefurka <>
>I think it depends on the person rather than the equipment.  If you're the
>contemplative type, you'll spend a long time on the shot no matter what 
>of box is on the tripod.  My buddy shoots excellent macro stuff of flowers
>with an F5 - he can spend an hour or more getting the shot he wants.
>Old-time PJs using large format gear like Speed Graphics tended to operate
>more on instinct, just like their later counterparts with motorized Nikon
>And what's this about 'blads?  Wedding photographers are neither weightless
>or very careful with their gear.
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