Adams Photos Found in Garage Sale

CheekyGeek cheekygeek at gmail.com
Tue Jul 27 13:59:38 EDT 2010


You're not exactly a Vulcan now, are you Bob?
:)

Darren Addy
Kearney, NE

On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 12:07 PM, Bob Sullivan <rf.sullivan at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have to say this is just ridiculous - $200 million?!!
> Are there 200 million people who would pay $1 apiece to see these?
> Are there 20 million who would pay $10 apiece to see these?
> Are there 2 million who would pay $100 apiece to see these?
> Are there 200,000 who would pay $1,000 apiece to see these?
> ...
> There aren't 500,000 photographers worldwide who would pay $20 apiece
> to see these.
> How many Saint Ansel books are sold worldwide each year?
> Something is out of kilter in this world.
> I like Ansel Adams photos, but he is an old, dead white guy.
> We don't need to worship at his shrine.
> Regards,  Bob S.
>
> On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 11:36 AM, John Francis <johnf at panix.com> wrote:
>>
>> Judging purely by the tone of the original article, it will turn
>> into just about anything that could make money.  That's not
>> necessarily ghood news for those of us hoping to see an exhibit
>> aimed at showing off the photographs in preference to one that
>> attempts to monetize the cachet of the "Ansel Adams" name.
>>
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 03:51:37PM +0100, Bob W wrote:
>>> that's fascinating. Hope it turns into a book and exhibition.
>>>
>>> B
>>>
>>> > http://www.cnn.com/2010/SHOWBIZ/07/27/ansel.adams.discovery/index.ht
>>> > ml?hpt=C1
>>>
>>>
>>>
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