Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2008/12/22

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Subject: [Leica] Re: Ansel Adams
From: imagist3 at (Lottermoser George)
Date: Mon Dec 22 21:15:02 2008
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thoughts on Werner Bischoff?
a major inspiration for me!

Fond regards,

On Dec 22, 2008, at 10:53 PM, Alan Magayne-Roshak wrote:

> On: Sun, 21 Dec 2008  "Ted Grant" <>
> Subject: RE: [Leica] Re: Ansel Adams
>> ...snip..
>> But then I get big goose bumps of admiration over the photography of
>> Eisenstaedt, Ralph Morse, George Silk and the others of the early  
>> years of
>> LIFE! Now they were real photographers and masters of the  
>> photographic
>> moments!
>> ted
> ========================================================
> Hey Ted, me too!  I grew up on LIFE magazine in the fifties.  I am  
> so glad my parents
> subscribed (they got TIME, too).  It formed my view of photography  
> I think.
> I've accumulated a lot of photo books, and among my favorites are  
> two from
> TIME-LIFE -  "Famous LIFE Photographers", and" How LIFE Gets the  
> Story".
> Among the unforgettable images in the latter book is one taken by  
> Joe Scherschel
> a mile underground in a tunnel, of a man up to his chest in 100+  
> degree water.
> The picture shows water damage to the negative, and makes me  
> shudder to think
> about being in there, trying to breathe and produce photos to boot.
> BTW, I've got a Canadian photo annual from 1968, I think, that has  
> work by
> a certain Mr. Ted Grant.  (These books are in the other room, and  
> since I've
> got two cats sleeping on my lap, I don't want to disturb them to  
> get up and
> check the details)
> Alan
> Alan Magayne-Roshak, Senior Photographer
> UPAA POY 1978
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