Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2007/12/08

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Subject: [Leica] Some more 'cutting the edge'
From: imagist3 at (Lottermoser George)
Date: Sat Dec 8 08:32:17 2007
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Photography serves many purposes to many different types of people.
        Journalism (including sports)
        Family records
        Illustration for advertising
        Illustration for editorial accents
        Documentation of every sort
and of course
And I use the word to denote that which is made for
the purpose of expressing thoughts, ideas, concepts and observations
with an emphasis on consideration of
visual, aesthetic, emotional presentations.

Of course cameras and photographic craft qualify as tools in each  

George Lottermoser
Picture A Week -

On Dec 7, 2007, at 7:07 PM, Philippe Orlent wrote:

> is photography a tool to realize one's vison or ideas (thus  
> creating 'art'), or is the aim rather to push forward the  
> boundaries of photography itself.

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