Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2009/10/10

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Subject: [Leica] Nobel Prize & Street style
From: mark at (Mark Rabiner)
Date: Sat, 10 Oct 2009 15:12:04 -0400

> "Jayanand Govindaraj" <jayanand at> wrote
> Whatever it is given for, it seems extremely premature - you do not
> hand out Nobel Peace Prizes because someone is good at public
> speaking, which is all he has done so far. I cannot understand the
> politics behind it, can someone enlighten me?
> <<<<
> A complete failure of the system, in my opinion. It's obvious that they
> given the prize to the wrong American, and the wrong sex. It should have
> gone the the person that has been keeping a controlling eye on the
> predations of Putin from her own back garden - Sarah Palin....
> Nathan/Lluis, I heard this guy talking, as a promo for a book signing, 
> about
> his street photography on the radio yesterday. It appears to be style over
> substance, but he has a sprinkling of stylish senoritas too.
> Douglas
As he is a more a fashion photographer than a street photographer there is
bound to be an inevitable babe creeping into the frame though half his
fashion victims are guys.
The subject matter is "clothes".

On the top 100 list of Time magazine's top design (fashion) influences.

Mark William Rabiner

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