Author Topic: RIP David Paterson  (Read 1237 times)

Thomas Stellwag

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Re: RIP David Paterson
« Reply #15 on: December 31, 2023, 16:40:35 »
My deepest sympathy for the family.
He exerted an unobtrusive but lasting influence. I sometimes leaf through his books to get grounded.
Take care Dave, the light in landscape is differently without your shadow.
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Anthony

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Re: RIP David Paterson
« Reply #16 on: December 31, 2023, 17:49:28 »
This is very sad news. I first met David in 2011 in Lofoten, and subsequently at Killin, with Mayumi. He was a great guy and a terrific photographer.  My deepest sympathy to Mayumi and Sean, and his other family members.

Here he is with an improvised wooden monopod in Lofoten.
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Re: RIP David Paterson
« Reply #17 on: December 31, 2023, 20:08:08 »
I never met David, but could always see the high regard many NG members felt for him.

It is really moving to see pictures of him and hear the recollections some of you have of the previous meet ups - thank you.

Here he is with an improvised wooden monopod in Lofoten.

And I have to ask, is David using a Pentax 645 here?

Birna Rørslett

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Re: RIP David Paterson
« Reply #18 on: December 31, 2023, 21:13:11 »
Yes, he did.

Akira

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Re: RIP David Paterson
« Reply #19 on: January 01, 2024, 02:03:42 »
Does anyone know that Dave once worked for a prop manufacturing company for the cinema industry?  He told me and Mike about making the "Monolith" for Stanley Kubrick's "2001"?
"The eye is blind if the mind is absent." - Confucius

"Limitation is inspiration." - Akira

Frank Fremerey

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Re: RIP David Paterson
« Reply #20 on: January 01, 2024, 18:52:57 »


https://nikongear.net/revival/index.php?topic=10415.msg183353#msg183353


Yes, the late Dave was sick and also a tad depressed about his life condition.


But he was still a great person to hang out with.


Birna and me met him twice in 2022:
You are out there. You and your camera. You can shoot or not shoot as you please. Discover the world, Your world. Show it to us. Or we might never see it.

Me: https://youpic.com/photographer/frankfremerey/

Frank Fremerey

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Re: RIP David Paterson
« Reply #21 on: January 01, 2024, 19:01:08 »
You are out there. You and your camera. You can shoot or not shoot as you please. Discover the world, Your world. Show it to us. Or we might never see it.

Me: https://youpic.com/photographer/frankfremerey/

Frank Fremerey

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Re: RIP David Paterson
« Reply #22 on: January 02, 2024, 00:04:44 »
You are out there. You and your camera. You can shoot or not shoot as you please. Discover the world, Your world. Show it to us. Or we might never see it.

Me: https://youpic.com/photographer/frankfremerey/

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Re: RIP David Paterson
« Reply #23 on: January 02, 2024, 08:46:24 »
So sad to hear this. 
He was an immaculate host and a great travel companion on several of our trips - A true inspiration as a man and photographer.
Condolences to the family!
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Re: RIP David Paterson
« Reply #24 on: January 08, 2024, 11:37:15 »
That is sad news. My condolences to his family but certainly also to many of his friends on this forum who had met him personally.

While i never got to meet Dave in person, i was part of the last trip to Scotland that he helped plan and arrange, but couldn't join due to his illness. Unfortunately, i wasn't in the position then to join Birna and Frank to visit him and Mayumi.

Rest in peace, Dave
Hans Cremers