Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/11/27

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Subject: Re: [Leica] OT:Photography and Art Photography/ was grad school.
From: Guy Bennett <>
Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2001 19:43:14 -0800


What's the point of posting these excerpts? Have you anything of substance
to say about any of them, or is this just for our general benefit?

Since you mention it, it does remind me of the last Sontag troll, which, in
addition to being pointless, only resulted in a lot of flap.

What gives?


>I admit that P. Bourdieu is no Susan Sontag, but here he goes again:
>    "The intention of cultivating artistic photography and of practising it
>'as an amature', for oneself, as an artist and without any hope of income
>from it, seems to constitute one of the most stable norms of the photographic
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