Shelby Lee Adams article in B&W

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  1. Dan Henderson

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    I perused the latest issue of B&W magazine today while enjoying a cup of tea at Barnes and Noble. Included is an article and portfolio of photographs of the people of Appalachia by Shelby Lee Adams. A photograph of Adams' that accompanies the article is the wet plate picture made by our very own Bill Schwab at Photostock 2009.
     
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    Nice! Good work to both Shelby and Bill.
     
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    I noticed that cover article, and specifically bought it to be able to read more about him and his work.

    Yeah, I know it's all out there already but I want the magazine. :smile: I'd love to know how he lit the cover photograph.
     
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    From having heard him talk about his work in person and watching videos about him, I know that he uses strobes, umbrellas, etc. to light many of his pictures.
     
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    Hi Dan

    I have heard him talk a couple of times now and I just am in awe of his work.
    He is such an amazing gentleman and he deserves all the recognition he is getting now and in the future.
    I believe he will go down as one of the greats in social documentary photography.
    He is very humble, and very open with his work , methods and is a great inspiration for photographers to follow.

     
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    Hi back, Bob. Amen to everything you said. I have been privileged to be around some really good photographers (and printers) but I think I have been most profoundly affected by SLA.

    I noticed your post about Kudzu the other day. I may be relocating to Roanoke, Virginia later this year and I am looking forward to finding many Kudzu-overtaking buildings in that area.