Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/01/27

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Subject: Re: [Leica] the one-second test
From: Dave Jenkins <>
Date: Sat, 27 Jan 2001 18:26:51 -0500

Martin Howard wrote:

I realize I'm going to get thoroughly publicly roasted for admitting
 -- especially by Johnny Deadman -- but I don't think Atget's photos do
They only work because they are a historical record, because we
significance as a result of subsequent social change, but as photographs
their own right, I find many of them quite bland, banal, and boring.
Eggleston of the 1910s, in black and white.


Atget's photographs have stood the test of time. You do not judge them.
They judge you.

Dave Jenkins

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