Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2006/08/13

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Subject: [Leica] PAW from the Analog Trashheap
From: don.dory at (Don Dory)
Date: Sun Aug 13 21:07:09 2006
References: <006e01c6beeb$c3b10c70$0a01a8c0@MacPhisto> <000a01c6bf53$57cbe990$62caa8c0@shulman>

That image is exactly what Sonny deals with every day in his University's
collection.  The stories that could be made up from just these images.


On 8/13/06, Jim Shulman <> wrote:
> My biggest complaint about digital imaging is that we will likely lose the
> "shoebox" to the ages--no tangible receptacle, like an old shoebox, for
> prints or negatives.  What's the likelihood that ephemeral digital images
> will survive?  Not bloody likely, unless you're a computer expert like
> Brian
> and copy all your work regularly.
> I was rummaging through a collection of old photos at the flea market this
> morning, when I came across the following bit of ephemera, dated July
> 1957.
> It's the sort of shot I've have taken nearly fifty years ago--one that
> probably would have been lost to the ages if it were on something other
> than
> paper.
> Best,
> Jim Shulman
> Bryn Mawr, PA
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