Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2005/03/07

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Subject: [Leica] Ansel
From: feli2 at (Feli)
Date: Mon Mar 7 16:06:46 2005
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Isn't that a little harsh B.D.? AA's work may not be your cup of tea, 
it's hardly crap. I myself may not be a huge Adams fan, but he was an
extremely talented man.


On Mar 7, 2005, at 9:07 AM, B. D. Colen wrote:

> Well, first off - of course there were!
> Second, I, too, would like to have a body of work so universally 
> revered
> - I would just hope that mine, like that of, say, W. Eugene Smith,
> Robert Capa, Richard Avedon, or Henri Cartier-Bresson was worth being
> revered. (And NO - I am not saying that I am worthy to have even 
> carried
> their equipment. ;-) )
> The sad reality is that far, far, far more people revere the paintings
> of Keene, or of Kincaid, than have even HEARD of the photographers I've
> just mentioned. Universal veneration does not quality make.:-)
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