Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2003/09/03

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Subject: Re: [Leica] New photos/Arbus/Sontag
From: Eric Welch <>
Date: Wed, 3 Sep 2003 23:14:25 -0700

I think it depends on how you view photography, and how it works in 
your life as opposed to mine. According to her, I'm a aggressive, 
violence-prone evil person who abuses people with my camera - a 
photojournalist. Her point of view is not valid, because she starts 
with a flawed premise.

On Wednesday, September 3, 2003, at 07:29  AM, Luc Bourgeois wrote:

> I've read Sontag's essay on photography twice, and enjoyed even more 
> the second time.
> But, I'm not interested in arguing this. It's simply the way I feel, 
> and I thought I'd share that with the list, especially in the view of 
> her comments towards Arbus' work.

Carlsbad, CA

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