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Julius Weitmann

Photographer

Julius Weitmann - this name stands for spectacular motorsport photography of the fifties and sixties of the 20th century. Weitmann photographed since 1954 with an American Speed ​​Graphic large format camera, which he had, according to legend, in the backyard of a Stuttgart photo retailer between garbage aufgestöbert. To get him with the blocky box, which was many times larger, heavier and more cumbersome than a Leica, again and again spectacular shots. World famous is the photo of the rollover of Hans Herrmann in 1959 on the Berlin Avus, which survived the driver of Hautabschürfungen uninjured apart - and earned him the nickname "Hans in luck".

Julius Weitmann - this name stands for spectacular motorsport photography of the fifties and sixties of the 20th century. Weitmann photographed since 1954 with an American Speed ​​Graphic large format camera, which he had, according to legend, in the backyard of a Stuttgart photo retailer between garbage aufgestöbert. To get him with the blocky box, which was many times larger, heavier and more cumbersome than a Leica, again and again spectacular shots. World famous is the photo of the rollover of Hans Herrmann in 1959 on the Berlin Avus, which survived the driver of Hautabschürfungen uninjured apart - and earned him the nickname "Hans in luck".

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