Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2010/07/30

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Subject: [Leica] Exceptional Contemporary Documentary Imagery
From: mark at (Mark Rabiner)
Date: Fri, 30 Jul 2010 15:33:49 -0400

I put it in the sick sick sick department.
Along the why why why? group.

Mark William Rabiner
mark at

> From: Montie Talbert <montoid at>
> Reply-To: Leica Users Group <lug at>
> Date: Fri, 30 Jul 2010 11:42:49 -0400y (GMT-04:00)
> To: Leica Users Group <lug at>
> Subject: Re: [Leica] Exceptional Contemporary Documentary Imagery
> I considered that as well, and would possibly agree if those
> 2 photos were judged as "stand alones", but when included as
> contributing factors to the overall body, I think they work as
> the photog intended.
> Montie
> George Lottermoser wrote:
>> the photography qualifies as very fine.
> the shot of the carcass with the fellows arms around it and holding the
> knives 
> and the shot of the fellow holding the head of a steer
> appear very staged along side the other 8.
> Personally I put those two shots in the category of environmental
> portraiture.
> Others may consider them outside the realm of "documentary."
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