Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2011/04/21

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Subject: [Leica] Photographer Deaths in Libya
From: kcarney1 at (Ken Carney)
Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2011 18:30:12 -0500
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There is some more on this in Vincent Laforet's blog today.

On 4/21/2011 6:52 AM, Sonny Carter wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 21, 2011 at 2:24 AM, EPL<manolito at>  wrote:
>> And we (all of us who go to war with our bags of photography gear) would
>> have nothing to report without those who go to risk their lives in the
>> combat we see through our viewfinders.
> That being true enough, if it isn't reported, like so much international
> (and domestic) violence and injustice, then does it happen?
> (Tree in the woods.)
> I'd hate to think that my several friends who did this work in Vietnam
> didn't make a difference, I think we know that it did.
> I didn't go overseas, but I covered Civil Rights in the South in the
> Sixties.  I thought it was pretty important one hot summer day to be 
> walking
> along that highway with those people from Bogalusa to Baton Rouge with my
> cameras.
> I think it made a difference.
>>    Mathew Brady survived the battlefield,
> Mathew Brady and his crews shot aftermath. They were not war photographers.
> They drove their wagons onto the battlefield when the fighting was ended 
> and
> sometimes dragged the copses into a better  composition.

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