Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/01/24

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Subject: [Leica] Re: Mortuary Science
From: John Gong <>
Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2001 11:41:12 -0800


Bob Shell is very active on the contax slr mailing list. Although it's easy 
to poke fun at his (un)glamour content through the years, his connections 
in the photo equipment industry are tremendous, and it adds a lot of value 
to that list, as well as to the magazine.  I think that Bob remains a 
contributing editor.


At 07:41 AM 1/24/2001 -0500, you wrote:
>So, I'm a sucker...I'm walking by my local newsstand and I notice that
>"Shutterbug" has a picture of an M6 on the cover.  I let my "Shutterbug"
>subscription lapse several years ago, right after Bob Shell took over.  Low
>and behold!  There isn't one "Monte Zucker School of How to Make Your
>Wedding Clients Look Like Models From a Class In Mortuary Science" articles.
>In fact, there were a couple of articles I found worth reading, including a
>run-down on fully manual cameras...M6 included.  The new editor is somebody
>named George Schaub and his manifesto wasn't exactly clear except to note
>that "Digital will not dominate our coverage."  Bob Shell has disappeared
>entirely from the staff block.
>Anybody have information on new directions for "Shutterbug" or knowledge of
>Mr. Schaub?