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I'm sorry, Tim, but to say that, "...there are [sic] many an advertising photographer who could do just that," meaning take "...even one image as captivating as the published H.C.-B. shot..." is unadulterated crap. Buzz Hausner > > From: Tim Atherton <email@example.com> > Date: 2004/05/25 Tue PM 02:10:04 EDT > To: Leica Users Group <firstname.lastname@example.org> > Subject: RE: [Leica] If You Think You're THAT Godd, Raise Your Hand > > > > First of all, even if we accept that Cartier-Bresson took a full > > meter roll of pictures of puddle jumpers, where is it written > > that he was giving stage directions to some one person to jump > > tyhirty-six times in a row? > > As I said, this was what was reported by the photographer who reviewed the > contact sheets - no 36 pictures of puddle jumpers, but 36 picture of "a" > puddle jumper. > > > Perhaps, Tim, you could get some guy > > to jump over a puddle thirty-six times, but could you take even > > one image as captivating as the published H.C.-B. shot? > > As I said, there are many an advertising photographer who could do just > that. > > tim > > PS - And as I have said, this is with the caveat that the contact sheet > information is correct - (about which the photographer was very adamant). I > haven't seen the sheet in question.