Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2003/10/30

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Subject: Re: [Leica] The Decisive Moment is gone
From: Mark Rabiner <>
Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2003 11:58:46 -0800
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Slobodan Dimitrov wrote:
> The poor wretch Gopnik is about as clueless as they come. Confusing the fine
> art photographic process with the commercial press photography of HCB, and
> then throwing in street photography, a more or less grass roots
> photographic form, for good measure had me ROTFL.
> I suppose that when documentary photography was melded into the fine art
> school of thought, such an excretion from a staff keyboard ponder like
> Gopnik isn't too surprising.
> The usual "compare and contrast" methodology, so typical of this kind of
> '"critic," reminds me of some of the strains found in Sontagian vomiteria
> which we are now so familiar with.
> Slobodan Dimitrov

A man with a deadline!

Mark Rabiner

Portland, Oregon USA
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