Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2008/11/29

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Subject: [Leica] Gun Photos
From: jls at (Jeffery Smith)
Date: Sat Nov 29 18:44:00 2008
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I figured it had to be large format with a pretty twisted bellows. I 
guess this means that his prints were REDUCTIONS of his negatives.

Ken Carney wrote:
>> I haven't seen a firearms magazine for a number of years, but I do recall
>> a
>> very high standard of photos by one particular photographer. I think that
>> his name was Ichiro Nagata. Or similar to that. Maybe worth searching for
>> if
>> interested.
>> Cheers
>> Geoff
>> Pick up your camera and make the best photo you can.
> Yep, photographer for "The American Rifleman" and others.  In the day he
> used an 8x10 Deardorf.  A master of product photography, I would say.  I
> recall his work since my 16th birthday present was a life membership in the
> NRA.  Our Constitution is a masterpiece, and the founding fathers were
> without doubt geniuses.  But, if I had a time machine, I would go back and
> ask two questions: (1) Do we really need that part about a well-regulated
> militia? And (2) I still think we need something in case a moron gets
> elected President (the latter courtesy of the New Yorker).
> Ken
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