Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/12/17

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Subject: Re: [Leica] VII
From: "Gerry Walden" <>
Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2001 07:51:48 +0000

From what i have seen of this site so far, this is IMHO the very best of 
photojournalism by some of the worlds great living photographers. I think 
that the problem is that we are so used to seeing photojournalism (which is 
often said to be a dying art form) invading our homes on a daily basis 
through the medium of newspapers, TV and the Net. As a result we become 
blaise about it and are always looking for the 'new image'. You only have to 
compare the standard of this work with the bland work that was in the 
average Life magazine to see that progress has been made.

The problem I had with the site was the appallingly slow loading speed of 


>From: S Dimitrov <>
>Subject: Re: [Leica] VII
>Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2001 18:11:34 -0800
>I don't know, but it sure looks like NGO photography to me.
>I've had a number of friends complain that photojournalism is dying. A
>number have bailed out and gone on to more commercial ventures.  Which
>make wonder if this isn't a coming ground swell of _concerned
>photographers_ trying to stem the tide of editorial disinterest with
>their whining pollyanna rubric.
>Albeit the work is technically sound, I had to stifle a number of mental 
>  Slobodan Dimitrov
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