Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/09/14

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Subject: [Leica] Photographic tools and photographic significance
From: (Bill Franson)
Date: Thu, 14 Sep 2000 10:40:22 -0700
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At 09:45 AM 09/14/2000 +00-02, you wrote:

>As a working photojournalist and anthropologist there is one thing that 
>always amazes me about a lot of the people who post to this list and the 
>comments they make about photography.
>Never have I met a group of people who have such an enthusiasm for 
>photography, yet have so little understanding of its origins, history and 
>true value as a cultural and social communication tool.

Join the project talk list. The list is just taking off and we welcome more
subscribers who are serious about their work.

>I hate to tell you but "this" ain't about flowers, trees and sunsets.

I'll join you in writing off sunsets but how about Tom Baril's poppies or
sunflowers with an 8x10 pinhole, or Lee Friedlanders trees in VIEWING OLMSTED?

Bill Franson

In reply to: Message from "Bob Walkden" <> (RE: [Leica] quiet cameras in cathedrals?)