Photogs / Photo ExhibitsThis is the place to discuss a particular Photographer (work, style, life, whatever), as well as to post Gallery and Museum Photo Exhibitions and your own impressions of them. As we march on in this new digital world, it is often too easy to forget about the visual importance of the photographic print, as well as their financial importance to the photographer. It is also interesting to remember that some guy named Gene Smith shot with lenses that many lens test reading "never had a picture published in their life" amateurs would turn up their their noses at, as being "unacceptable."
As a WWII Marine and later LIFE photographer, he is one of my heroes. He was the only Marine photographer on the MISSOURI for the Japanese surrender. There is a great interview (video) with him on the Nikon website about putting Nikon lenses on his Leica's for covering the Korean War. His photos in LIFE made Nikon optics famous. Here is the link to the Nikon video.