Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2011/04/21[Author Prev] [Author Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next] [Author Index] [Topic Index] [Home] [Search]
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 videotron.ca> 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.