Jeff Jacobson

The Little Guy
Location: New York
Nationality: American
Biography: Jeff Jacobson was born in Des Moines, Iowa, in 1946.  He graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 1968, and from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C., in  1971.  While practicing as an ACLU lawyer in the... read on
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The Little Guy
Credits: jeff jacobson
Updated: 04/15/20
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When all processing of Kodachrome ended, in late 2010, I bought a small digital pointand shoot Lumix camera. I called it the little guy, to distinguish it from the Canon T-90clunker I had been schlepping for the previous 20 years.

I love this camera. It’s Leica lens is very sharp and it’s dimunitive size never attractsattention. I can, and do, shoot anywhere, everyone assumes I’m a tourist.

I’ve always been a one camera at a time kind of guy. My first book was done with aLeica, the next two with the T-90. This body of work is with the Lumix LX series. Formfollows function, once I learn how the camera sees, it gets out of the way and becomes anextension of my eye.