Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2012/04/13

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Subject: [Leica] Doisneau
From: steve.barbour at (Steve Barbour)
Date: Fri, 13 Apr 2012 09:07:18 -0700
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On Apr 13, 2012, at 7:55 AM, Gerry Walden wrote:

> Marty
> Thanks for posting a reminder for his birthday, I will raise a glass of 
> red tonight in his honour. To me he was always one of the best, if not the 
> best. Willy Ronis and Marc Ribauld rank in there as well together with, of 
> course, HCB but probably in that order. I was exhibiting in France a while 
> ago and there they seemed to rank Doisneau as the best and discounted HCB 
> all together which rather surprised me, having loads of Doisneau posters 
> in the shops but not even an HCB book. At the opening of my show I was 
> very honoured to be compared favourably to Doisneau (sorry about the 
> boasting but I don't get much opportunity).

Doisneau is my favorite, and I have always thought of your work in the same 
light as that of Doisneau, I am not surprised Gerry, that he is one of your 


> Gerry
> Gerry Walden
> +44 (0)23 8046 3076 or
> +44 (0)797 287 7932
> On 13 Apr 2012, at 15:33, Marty Deveney wrote:
>> Robert Doisneau would have been 100 today:
>> I met him a couple of times.  I didn't know him well, but he was a guy
>> who could really tell you what photography was about.  His archive was
>> incredibly organised and he emphasized the importance of knowing where
>> every photo was, all the time.
>> Marty
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