Saul Leiter is gone

Saul Leiter is gone

Saul Leiter has his obituary in the New York Times, why is it that one so often learns more about a photographer from his/her obituary, than when they were alive? I have always liked his work and have thought numerous times about buying his book Early Color.

Saul’s work is quite special and deserves to be seen and preserved as a photographer whose work should be seen.

Tomas Leach directed a documentary on his work and life philosophy in a film called In No Great Hurry which I would love to see.

In No Great Hurry

 

Saul was for a number of years a fashion photographer but his colour work that is featured in Early Color is what he will be remembered for.

 

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