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Re: [Rollei] Capa documentary
- Subject: Re: [Rollei] Capa documentary
- From: "Nathan Wajsman (private)" <nathanw
- Date: Thu, 29 May 2003 20:50:16 +0200
- References: <03May27.123748-0700_pdt.295607-28964+98 >
I just finished reading the excellent book by Steinbeck, "A Russian
Journal", in which he recounts a trip to the Soviet Union in 1947 which
he made together with Capa. Steinbeck mentions in several places in the
book that Capa used Rolleiflex as well as Leicas.
Phil Stiles wrote:
> The Robert Capa documentary was a real treat. I'm not as harsh a critic
> as the Globe, and I thought it was great.
> Much to my surprise, Rolleis were frequently seen with Capa. In one shot
> he has three hanging off various straps. I tuned in late, but counted
> about eight shots of Capa with Rollei, and maybe three with Leica. I
> wish I'd taped the show; catch it if you can.
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