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In an era before any digital tinkering with his results was possible, his was a  technique that required intense concentration, patience and understanding of his subjects joined with a technical mastery that allowed rapid use of differing cameras and lenses to capture and compose  the  "right stuff" on film as it happened.
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Left: 1955, Grey Villet gets a close up. Top: 1960 Western U.S.A. the last great western cattledrive. Bottom: NYC Subway culture 1979.
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