Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2010/07/23

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Subject: [Leica] IMG: Family
From: imagist3 at (George Lottermoser)
Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2010 18:53:16 -0500
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I thought about that when I typed the post.
And I do sometimes feel the camera can isolate or insulate.
Yet at least we do point the thing at "this moment, in this time and space."
Now chimping (looking at the past) 
may be as bad as looking at the future.


George Lottermoser 
george at

On Jul 23, 2010, at 5:59 PM, Ric Carter wrote:

> of course, none of this should be too shocking to a group of people who 
> often feel that they experience the world more fully whit cameras pressed 
> to eye
> ric
> On Jul 23, 2010, at 12:45 PM, George Lottermoser wrote:
>> A contemporary classic.
>> You nailed a fine archetypal image there Tina.
>> All but one more interested in what their little screen holds for them
>> than in each other or the actual environment they're in.
>> In my experience with these device obsessed individuals
>> even when they use the tool to arrange a face to face meeting
>> they remain obsessed with the little scree at the meeting.
>> They seem to live in the "next" moment
>> rather than in this moment.
>> Regard
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In reply to: Message from images at (Tina Manley) ([Leica] IMG: Family)
Message from imagist3 at (George Lottermoser) ([Leica] IMG: Family)
Message from ricc at (Ric Carter) ([Leica] IMG: Family)