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Friday, 26 October 2007

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Great, thanks for sharing this!
From what is written, i gain real sympathy for this man.

"The things that happen now will be history tomorrow."

This is reason enough to keep on taking photographs, in whatever make, or obscurity.

As we ponder over the promises of the next generation of wunderchips with their low noise and high ISO.... let's take a look at the camera Mr. Yau most likely used in the streets of Hong Kong half a century ago:
http://www.cameraquest.com/voiprom.htm

No Leica was put in harm's way in the making of pictures we now reappraise as historically important and artistically the equals of the great Masters of the West.

Take that digigearheads!

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