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Wednesday, January 28, 2009

A bit of a do

If you need reminding what was lost when photo-journalism disappeared, have a look at these remarkable pictures that Life Magazine took around the Harlem funeral of Bill "Bo Jangles" Robinson in 1949.

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  1. At the time of writing, the link to the remarkable pictures isn't working. Just goes to an empty Google Images page.

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  2. I realise that these are in a way digital, but they originated on film, they were somehow physical; real at some point. I can't help feeling we're losing something to technology, as well as to budget cuts.

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  3. Respect due to the man who can be buried in a trifle

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  4. That last post made me spray coffee all over my desk. I hope you're proud Gunner (left it a bit late last night eh?)

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