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Subject: [Leica] Re:Pictures, PJ, and art
From: bdcolen at (B. D. Colen)
Date: Sun Feb 27 16:35:37 2005

Often. :-)

And btw - you may not be a PJ, but what separates you from the pack is
the fact that you know it - and you know what PJ is and is not. :-)

-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of
Christopher Williams
Sent: Sunday, February 27, 2005 6:19 PM
To: Leica Users Group
Subject: [Leica] Re:Pictures, PJ, and art

BD agrees with me??? :)

I know a few photojournalists, they went to school for it, paid their
dues, went broke looking for freelance work before landing a job. I'm
not a photojournalist and neither are 75% of wedding photographers.


----- Original Message -----
From: "B. D. Colen"
Subject: RE:Pictures, PJ, and art

> Bravo, Chris - Right on the money when it comes to "wedding 
> photojournalists" - who take the bride and groom in all their finery 
> down to the nearest beach and, in the middle of the wedding events, 
> tell them to walk on it barefoot, shoot them, and call it "photo 
> journalism."
> Yes, altering photos has been around since the beginning...and this is

> the one area of journalism where, thank God, standards have gotten far

> more rigorous, rather than more relaxed.

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