Nice to see... especially nice to see a humble CC-400 (or 401) in his collection. No bells and whistles, but a solid, reliable camera.
A. A. is often a favourite target for criticism for one reason or another, but there is no denying his technical mastery. His dodging and burning of the seaside picture was (aptly) like a conductor coaxing music from an orchestra.
Did they actually say he could make "hundreds of fine prints in a day"? That, in itself is pretty amazing.