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Subject: [Leica] Postcards from Detroit
From: glehrer at (Jerry Lehrer)
Date: Mon, 01 Jun 2009 16:02:09 -0700
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Frank and Roger,

Terrific pictures! Gotta get that book; I already have all the others 
you indicated were available.


Frank Dernie wrote:
> Can't resist buying the book, great pictures, many of friends and 
> colleagues. Fantastic. The front cover shows Chris Dinnage and Colin 
> Watts, mechanics I worked with for years. Jacques Lafitte and Keke 
> Rosberg are amongst my best friends. Things were much more fun back 
> then! Jacques and I had time to go trout fishing together. They are 
> both still at the races, Jacques always (commentating for TF1), Keke 
> often since his son Nico is now driving.
> cheers,
> Frank
> On 1 Jun, 2009, at 14:33, Roger Hart wrote:
>> Phillipe,
>> The picture of Laffite and Rossberg is one of my favorites. Thanks for
>> looking.
>> Roger
>> On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 4:09 PM, <philippe.amard at> wrote:
>>> Chateau Laffite and Prosit !
>>> Can't be a bad book.(wink)
>>> I really love your compositions and BW quality.
>>> Kuddos !
>>> Philippe
>>> (formerly Gitanes, now B&H coughing team).
>>> ========================================
>>> Message du 29/05/09 17:17
>>> De : "Roger Hart"
>>> A : "Leica Users Group"
>>> Copie ? :
>>> Objet : [Leica] Postcards from Detroit
>>> As a most-time lurker, I know there are quite a few LUGers who are 
>>> also car
>>> enthusiasts. Following a discussion with Dr. Ted regarding *Real
>>> Photographers Shoot Black and White*, he suggested a shout out to 
>>> the group
>>> on my book about the Formula One races through the streets of 
>>> Detroit back
>>> in the 1980s. The book was published by Bull Publishing, a respected
>>> motorsports book publishing house, and the quality of photo 
>>> reproduction is
>>> excellent. All photos in the book are black and white, and a few 
>>> were shot
>>> with an M4P and 35 Summicron. The early years, 1982 to '85, were 
>>> shot in
>>> Tri-X while the last few years were shot on color neg film. All 
>>> color negs
>>> were printed in black and white. It shows the city in quite a different
>>> light from the recent Magnum series on the city...but it was more 
>>> than 20
>>> years ago, and there was considerably more hope in the city then.
>>> Here's a link to the publisher's site:
>>> If anyone would like an autographed copy, send me a note.
>>> Roger Hart, managing editor
>>> AutoWeek
>>> Detroit
>>> _______________________________________________
>>> Leica Users Group.
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