Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/09/07

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Subject: [Leica] Digging
From: bdcolen at (B. D. Colen)
Date: Tue Sep 7 06:41:24 2004


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Bernard Degaute
Sent: Tuesday, September 07, 2004 2:45 AM
Subject: RE: [Leica] Digging

>It IS as good as Salgado's workers - but it is a very different kind of

>book. While Salgado's images are photographically rich and beautiful, 
>they are ultimately about the subjects of those photos, which is very 
>much what the documentary tradition is all about. The images in 
>"Digging" are - at least to my eye - ultimately about the images, which

>happen to include workers. I believe that in terms of the art of 
>photography, "Digging" is a more significant book than "Workers."
>B. D.

You give us one more reason to buy the book


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