Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2008/12/21

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Subject: [Leica] Re: Ansel Adams
From: hoppyman at (Geoff Hopkinson)
Date: Sun Dec 21 21:04:57 2008
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Alan, I'm totally baffled by that statement.
Your whole universe is about technical excellence is it not? Do you mean you 
aren't interested in landscape photography? HCB made a similar statement 
about Ansel Adams. Perhaps you worship at that church? I've just been to the 
Ansel Adams gallery in Yosemite and more importantly some of the places 
where he created magical photographs. I can't think of anything more 
inspiring or uplifting for me. I have NEVER been more emotional as a 
photographer than to see valley view with swirling snow clouds around the 

LAX Geoff
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Alan Magayne-Roshak" <>
To: "lug" <>
Sent: Monday, December 22, 2008 1:31 PM
Subject: [Leica] Re: Ansel Adams

> On Sun, 21 Dec 2008 Lottermoser George <> wrote:
>>Yes. It can get in the way of "soul."
>>Many find Ansel's work "cold"
>>I find his technical mastery
>>the "soul" of his work;
>>when seen in original print form.
>>Fond regards,
> =======================================
> I'm one of those people.  Adam's pictures leave ME
> cold.
> Alan
> Alan Magayne-Roshak, Senior Photographer
> UPAA POY 1978
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