Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/03/22

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Military Photographers (was: New M6)
From: Mark Rabiner <>
Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2001 11:30:12 -0800
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Tom Schofield wrote:
> The army photogs in one show were using, I believe, Nikon digital cameras
> with the bigger zoom lenses.  The had a Seal-phone type of set up with a
> folding umbrella satellite dish to send the images back.  I would assume an
> army photog in uniform would get shot at the same whether he was carrying an
> M16 or a Nikon.  It was another TV show, which featured lay
> photojournalists, not army photogs, that commented that journalists in past
> wars were given some degree of recognition as being non-combatants, but that
> those days were gone, and now whether they are targets or not depends on how
> the combatant likes the press they have been getting.  ><Snip> 

What about the guys up there in the balloons?
They had those before WW1!
I'm sure the sharp shooters had nothing better to do than pick those guys off.
They don't want their positions revealed and studied.

Mark Rabiner

Portland, Oregon

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