Re: black fingernails, et al, was Re: Paper - baby oil Digi Negs
Imogen Cunningham at 93 died the same day as Minor White on June 24,
1976. Perhaps Imogen used tongs.
On Aug 30, 2009, at 10:59 PM, Trevor Cunningham wrote:
White was 68 when he croaked and Adams was 82. The average life
span has risen dramatically in the last century, but rests at
around the upper sixties nowadays. Keep on truckin' Judy.
Judy Seigel wrote:
On Sun, 30 Aug 2009, jefulton1 wrote:
Okay, SOME people did this. I remember the 'famed' black
fingernails of Amidol users. HOwever, in y now forty
As I recall (OK, I don't really recall, but I SUSPECT !!) both
Ansel and Minor died young-ish, even for that time. And I
definitely do recall when I went to my first photography workshops
in the 1980s, being told that
years of working @ the San Francisco Art Institute in a
department founded by Ansel and Minor.....
photographers had a 40% higher cancer rate than the population at
large. I don't know where that figure came from, but it was given
as fact, and never contradicted.