Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2003/06/24

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Subject: Re: [Leica] HCB Did It All First
From: Jerry Lehrer <>
Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2003 08:45:40 -0700
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Having lived in France myself, I have found that the French (actually
the Parisians), ALWAYS talk down to others.

I have never read any of HCB's writings, but I have seen, and admired
his photos, with never the feeling of condescension.


Slobodan Dimitrov wrote:

> Having lived in France, I have to admit to a certain amount of bias.
> looking at HCB's work, I'm often reminded of french movies espousing the
> true meaning of love and relationships.
> He has a didactic formulary that I find as heavy handed, and yes,
> Gallic. Mind you, technically, the work, and its decades old
> consistency, is remarkable. But it leaves me with the feeling that I've
> been talked down to.
> Slobodan Dimitrov
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