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Old 11-17-2011, 08:40 AM   #1
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Default Wayne F. Miller: Photographs 1942-1958



Wayne Forest Miller wasn't a hot rod guy. He was a self-taught photographer that left art school in 1942 and headed straight into World War II to experience the full spectrum of being a combat photographer (under his own orders) capturing everything ...

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Old 11-17-2011, 08:45 AM   #2
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Default Re: Wayne F. Miller: Photographs 1942-1958

thanks Jay. will have to go find the book,
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Old 11-17-2011, 09:11 AM   #3
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I am familiar with several of those images, was not aware of the name. Powerful work. I'm looking for the book.
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Old 11-17-2011, 11:19 AM   #4
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They're the type of images that make you want to know the rest of the story.
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Old 11-17-2011, 01:01 PM   #5
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Great thought provoking post. I'm gonna track that book down for sure.
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Old 11-17-2011, 06:45 PM   #6
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Default Re: Wayne F. Miller: Photographs 1942-1958

I really dig this one in particular. Talk about "a thousand words".
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Old 11-17-2011, 07:04 PM   #7
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Default Re: Wayne F. Miller: Photographs 1942-1958

I think that the photo of the wounded gunner being lifted from the Grumman Avender turret appeared in Life Magazine....

this is certainly on-topic, given the HAMB interest in historic photos...THANKS FOR POSTING!!!
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Old 11-17-2011, 08:55 PM   #8
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Those are some amazing images. A few look familiar but I was not in tune with who shot them. Thanks again for enlightening us.
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Old 11-17-2011, 10:07 PM   #9
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Love the work.
The 42 Chevy looks to be the rare version with painted rather than chrome plated trim.
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Old 11-17-2011, 10:19 PM   #10
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He worked with Edward Steichen. No wonder the images are so powerful. Talent knows talent!!

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Old 11-18-2011, 06:31 AM   #11
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They do pull you in - Makes one think if you keep looking you will find the whole story
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Old 11-20-2011, 10:41 AM   #12
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They do pull you in - Makes one think if you keep looking you will find the whole story
Ya, I have never heard it put that way, it so true. And to Jive-Bomber's point, I have always felt that way when staring at early dry lakes pictures, tying to find more of the story, both cars and the people.
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Old 11-20-2011, 10:48 AM   #13
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Fabulous photography.
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Old 11-22-2011, 12:52 AM   #14
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Incredible- thanks for posting!
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Old 11-23-2011, 11:50 AM   #15
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Any relation to Wayne Miller from Vancouver, Washington?
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