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Re: [Rollei] Ansel Adams (was film is digital)

"Fox, Robert" wrote:
> I used the term "pretty" because that's the word used by 99% of the public. I know that using that word is a kind of put-down if you know anything about quality photography. It's not my term, I just wanted to illustrate the common perception heard.
> R.J.

His work is criticized for being overly dramatic grandiose changes in
the weather. 
There is nothing pretty about it the bulk of Adam's work. I cant think
of a "pretty" shot.
I don't think black and white photography lends itself well to making
pretty pictures.
I think you need color for that. You'll get lots of "pretty".

Mark Rabiner
Portland, Oregon USA