Re: EW

From: SteveS ^lt;>
Date: 01/10/05-01:32:39 PM Z
Message-id: <002c01c4f74c$8a8f0360$1804e4d8@VALUED65BAD02C>

There's no question that EW was quite a lothario. They had trouble, then,
to fine good looking models. Ansel would ask, "Why do we always end up with
models who don't shave their legs, and bathe only occasionally?" At that
time, it was because the 'clean women' didn't take their clothes off for the

Oh, well.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Greg Schmitz" <>
To: "SteveS" <>
Cc: <>;
Sent: Monday, January 10, 2005 2:28 AM
Subject: Re: EW

> Com'n Steve - Charis could answer that. -greg schmitz
> On Mon, 10 Jan 2005, SteveS wrote:
>> I don't understand why Judy and others choose to rip Edward Weston.
>> He has a passion for photography, and only offered advice when he was
>> asked.
>> He was best known, by those of the now dead, God rest the soul of Frances
>> Baer who died last year. She was his housekeeper, friend and wife of an
>> admirer, her husband Morely Baer.
>> She said she'd always remember him for his Sundays. He's open his
>> studio, put one photograph on an easil, bres a pot of tea and entertain
>> visitors. Rarely would he talk about the picture, and his prices were
>> always affordable so the most people could own one.
>> His grandson Kim was surprised, and revealed that EW only made 25 prints
>> of his most called for picture, Pepper #40. Otherwise, he made very few.
>> the end
>> S. Shapiro, Carmel, CA
Received on Mon Jan 10 13:43:02 2005

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