Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/04/30

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Subject: Re: Leica photography (was: [Leica] Re: leica lens cleaning tissues)
From: Johnny Deadman <>
Date: Mon, 30 Apr 2001 10:28:08 -0400

on 4/30/01 4:47 AM, Oddmund Garvik at wrote:

> Go to the Magnum archives. Go to the libraries and take a look in the
> books of famous Leica photographers. Go to an exhibition of the most
> prominent Leica photojournalist today, Sebastião Salgado. You will find
> politics ("agenda") all over. Any intelligent reflection about human life
> and state becomes political sooner or later. Leica photography is a
> generous subject. Let us keep it that way.

Good for you, Oddmund. Whether anyone agrees with you or not, at least the
political points you make are explicitly related to photography, which I
agree is a political (small p) subject.

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John Brownlow