Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/03/14

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Subject: Re: [Leica] OT reference material/equipment questions
From: Robert Browne <>
Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2001 23:11:50 -0800

>>Study art and photo collections. 
>This is something that bears repeating. Technique books are great and one 
>can learn much from them, but one should also look at work by others, be it 
>in a museum, gallery or book. Learning to look at photographs with a 
>critical eye is extremely important, and can do much to improve one's own 
>work IMO. 

In addition I would also suggest the study of classical painting and other visual art forms as an inspiration and help to one's photography. A visual diet of only photography can be limiting.