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Subject: [Leica] Re: people and sunsets (was: quiet cameras in cathedrals?)
From: Nathan Wajsman <>
Date: Fri, 15 Sep 2000 07:35:27 +0200
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I do not see any contradiction between people pictures and what some hardened
photojournalists call "rocks and shrubs". I like to do both landscape, cityscape
and people photography. My Leicas are wonderful for all of the above.

Nathan wrote:

>  A tool to document the human condition, our cultures and society. A tool of
>  To educate is to break down ignorance. >>
> While the attitudes of some participants may be genuinely frustrating to
> other members, and the history of photography as an influential force for the
> public good is both well documented and commendable, education takes many
> forms.
> There is something to be said for photography as a craft and an art form as
> well as a strictly documentary medium.  This dialogue has existed since the
> very beginnings of photography, and it will certainly continue.  Meanwhile,
> there is room for many divergent views, and I hope to continue to see them
> expressed by LUG members.
> Joe Sobel

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Nathan Wajsman
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