Good read on old school photojournalism

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  1. billbretz

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    Alex Garcia of the Chicago Tribune blog looks back, via a veteran:

    http://newsblogs.chicagotribune.com/assignment-chicago/2011/05/colorful-insights-from-a-press-photographer-47-years-later.html#more

    "Whatever happened to black fingernails from hydroquinone developer, acetic acid pinholes in your shirtfront and working out reciprocity tables for Kodachrome in your head? Who is left that remembers the recoil of a 4 x 5 inch Graflex firing off -- whipping up its big mirror and the ka-zooop! of the window shade focal plane shutter slapping across the back of the box in front of your film holder?"
     
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    Thanks for posting Bill!
     
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    A great sunday morning read, thanks for pointing this out!