NYT obit of a photographer I’d never heard of. (There are MANY, of course.)

A couple quotes that got my attention:

“I don’t interpret, nor do I adjust anything in the darkroom,” he continued. “I 
am a realistic photographer.”

When he photographed Eisenhower, he recalled, many of his colleagues relied on 
their newfangled gadgetry while he patiently waited for an unanticipated 

“I had my Leica and that was all,” he recalled. “I looked at them all and 
thought, ‘There is usually some hitch — when their film is being moved along, 
that will be when there’s an interesting picture to be taken.’ ”

Eric Weir 
Atlanta, GA  USA

“It has all been combustion.”

- W.S. Sebald
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