Thanks for sharing that, Merg. Other than a note from Brett long ago, I had no personal contact with the clan, but learned a lot of things from
a mutual family friend. I'd stick around Carmel just long enough for my official openings, then head off down the coast for shooting, or was with family, still in the area. Never much of one to hobnob with the cheese n' wine crowd. But at least I got a lot of exposure to real prints by both
EW and BW from an early age - long before I saw anything by AA, so that made quite an impression on me. Probably nobody in photo history
will be able to fill exactly the respective niches those two did, and it's even more remarkable that such different styles could arise in the same