Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2005/12/06

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Subject: [Leica] Salgado' s work
From: feli2 at (feli)
Date: Tue Dec 6 11:15:11 2005

-----Original Message-----
>From: "B. D. Colen" <>
>There are plenty of economists who are hardly 'well off.' If I'm not
>mistaken he was involved with a coffee growers cooperative, or something
>similar. And he took up photography because he was convinced -foolishly I'd
>say - that he could do more to fight global economic inequity with his
>photographs than he could as an economist. 

>While I think he's a brilliant photographer, I think his view of the power 
>photography's horse shit. ;-)

Do you feel the same way about Nachwey's work? He says that he shoots,
because he's trying to make a difference.

How about Smith? His essay on Minimata, changed the enviromental laws in 


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