Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/09/08

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Subject: RE: [Leica] Re: LUGPhoto Quotes To Brighten Your Day
From: Jem Kime <>
Date: Sat, 9 Sep 2000 06:41:22 +0100

And so close as to be mistaken for a Ralph Gibson or JeanLoup Sieff's work.

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From:	John Collier []

A marvellous counter point to this are the photographs of E.J. Bellocq, a
professional photographer at the turn of the century, taken in a southern
brothel I believe. The women look straight at the camera and are grinning so
disarmingly. It is not erotic at all even though they are naked. Here is an
URL for one example:

John Collier