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Subject: [Leica] PESO: Ward and Wardflex
From: jshul at (Jim Shulman)
Date: Sun Mar 9 19:45:49 2008
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Sometimes you see something you can't resist on e***--in this case, a 1952
Wardflex, which I thought would be a great conversation piece for my friend
Ward Marston, who also dates from '52.  (I even shot the portrait with
1952-era film.)  He strikes a pose with the Wardflex:
M2, CV 35/1.2, Efke 100, wide open at 1/60.

In spite of the photojournalist pose, Ward's not all that active a
photographer (he's been blind since birth), but he is one of the world's top
transfer engineers for historic recordings.  More about his work at his

Jim Shulman
Bryn Mawr, PA

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