Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/04/17

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Subject: Re: Too much: was Re: [Leica] europe on 1 roll a day
From: Johnny Deadman <>
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2001 09:22:29 -0400

on 4/17/01 1:27 AM, Guy Bennett at wrote:

> *Was just reading on some site yesterday that Winogrand - who shot like a
> f****** maniac - purposely waited from 1-2 years before processing his
> film, because he didn't want to let himself be influenced by memory when
> evaluating what shots to print. He wanted some critical distance between
> the print he might make and the feeling he had when he shot the image.

I think there was a certain amount of, hem, self-justification in that. I
think the real reason was that he had *at least* 1-2 years backlog of film
and was trying to turn a bug into a feature... can't blame him really.
- -- 
John Brownlow