Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2010/09/22

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Subject: [Leica] Salgado S2
From: manolito at (EPL)
Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2010 08:33:11 -0400

Mark Rabiner wrote:
> If Salgado is looking for a  "low contrast lens" then it would have been
> better he took some photo courses instead of economic courses As that's
> photo dumb stuff 101. He's thinking a "low contrast lens" will give him 
> more
> latitude he's wrong. Presumptuous of me to say? Well you do hear some real
> misconceptions about basic photo craft coming from some top level people 
> old
> timers or young timers.  People who go to school to methodically study
> something but when they switch to photography when they get out they decide
> they're just going to be self taught deal. With photography being mainly an
> avocation  or self taught vocation there's going to be lots of wrong stuff
> floating around. And now we have the internet.

You go get him, Rabs! You teach Salgado a thing or two about photography!