Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/11/29

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Subject: Re: [Leica] RE: Photo Mgazines
From: Nathan Wajsman <>
Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2001 05:59:08 +0100
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I think that LensWork and Photo Techniques are excellent. I also read Katalog, a
Danish somewhat artsy magazine. While LensWork can get a bit tedious with all
those US West Coast landscape portfolios, I find at least one essay of interest
in every issue, and recent issues seem to have a wider gamut of portfolios as
well. As for Photo Techniques (important: make sure you get the US magazine, and
not the UK magazine of the same name), it most certainly is not an advertisement
for Canon. It has serious and useful articles on all technical aspects of
photography and caters both to the traditional darkroom crowd as well as to
those who scan their negatives or slides.


warren allen wrote:

> Hi all,
>   I was just mulling this over in my head the past few weeks and I find Zero
> great photo magazines. A couple ok, I like Lenswork for it's quaility but
> agree somewhat with the previous posters opinion. BlindSpot can have it's
> moments and I've found the best photo stories in here ( look for the back
> issue with the John Gotti snap shot) Aperture pricey and spotty in quality.
> CameraArts too artsy for me. The rest I find ridiculuosly below average,
> more in bussiness to sell Canons tha promote photography.
>   Most of my frustration lies in the fact that magazines are built on
> photography! Why can there be one or two excellent journals out there that
> touch on contemporary ideas and occationally drop an old Winogrand
> interview. The golden age of photography for me being the 50's and 60's
> there are dozens of great talents that are completely overlooked, just the
> backlog of talent is enough to have an interesting quarterly and remind us
> about Lewis Baltz and help us forget Avedon.
> my 2 cents,
> --
> Warren Allen
> Whatrix designs
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