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Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book

Roger Hicks is a well known photographic writer, author of The Rangefinder Book, over three dozen other photographic books, and a frequent contributor to Shutterbug and Amateur Photographer. Unusually in today's photographic world, most of his camera reviews are film cameras, especially rangefinders. See www.rogerandfrances.com for further background (Frances is his wife Frances Schultz, acknowledged darkroom addict and fellow Shutterbug contributor) .


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Old 04-08-2019   #161
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Old 04-08-2019   #163
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RIP Roger,
My condolences to his family.
RFF is will not be the same without him.
A great loss for all.
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Let's toast to a generous, dedicated, and wise man! His contributions to the photography community will never be forgotten.

RIP Mr. Hicks!
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Old 04-08-2019   #165
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Godspeed Roger. RIP.
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Old 04-08-2019   #166
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Roger will be missed by many people.
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Old 04-08-2019   #167
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Let's toast to a generous, dedicated, and wise man! His contributions to the photography community will never be forgotten.

RIP Mr. Hicks!
Well said, aizan. A great loss and a wonderful legacy. The photographic community is better for having had him in our midst.
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Old 04-08-2019   #168
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A sad day. Godspeed.

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Old 04-08-2019   #169
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Perhaps I will lift a pint this evening.....to honor a great presence in the photographic community. We will miss you Roger.

Bittersweet, but I'm glad the last week was a short one. I've had the unfortunate chance to see the "last weeks" of cancer more than once. Best if it goes quickly.
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Old 04-08-2019   #170
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Old 04-08-2019   #171
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Rest in peace, Roger. You're off on a new adventure now. Those of us left behind are saddened by your loss.


Frances, to you I send my heartfelt condolences and I wish you your own peace.


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Old 04-08-2019   #172
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May he rest in peace. My condolences to Frances.
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Old 04-08-2019   #173
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Very sad to hear of Roger's passing. Will be sorely missed and much strength for Frances.
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Old 04-08-2019   #174
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My deepest sympathies to Francis, family, and friends.
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Old 04-08-2019   #175
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My sincere and heartfelt condolences to Roger’s beloved wife, Frances, family and friends.

I feel immeasurably diminished by Roger's passing, but tonight I will raise a glass of something suitable to celebrate a life that leaves me with good memories here on the RFF, and a wonderful legacy for our photographic community.

RIP Roger.
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This is so very sad. My condolences to Frances and his family. He will be missed.
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Old 04-08-2019   #177
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Very sad news. My condolences to his family. RIP
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Old 04-08-2019   #178
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This is indeed so very sad and I will always be grateful for his rich body of work and the contributions here on the Forum. He will be greatly missed. Thoughts and prayers to Frances and the wider family.

The Amateur Photographer in their (current) 13th April 2019 edition announced Roger's illness and his last 'Legends of Photography' article is in the same magazine. His last 'Final Analysis' article will be in next week's edition (20th April 2019).

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Really sad news. I've interacted with Roger here a few times and own a couple of his books. He was quite a fount of information.
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RIP Roger.

I’m going to pour myself a whisky, and make a toast to a life very, very well lived.

Cheers!
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R.I.P. Roger.

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My sympathies to Frances and all of Roger's friends and family
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Old 04-08-2019   #183
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RIP Roger. You will be greatly missed.

My condolences to Frances, family and friends at this difficult time.
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May he rest in peace. Goodspeed Roger, good light and keep shootin'
My condolences to Frances, his family and friends.
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Roger, thanks for everything. Rest in Peace.
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Sad to hear. I have many fond memories of reading his articles.
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Old 04-08-2019   #187
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Very sad news and sincerest condolences to Frances. He was always an inspiration to me and very much a larger-than-life character who will be greatly missed. TW
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Indeed, my dear sir ... rest in peace, and Godspeed, whereever you may travel now.

Thoughts and prayers goes out to Frances, family and friends.
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My condolences for Frances and the Hicks family. This is a tragic loss.
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Condolences to his family and especially to Frances. I don't think I'm out of line when I say that RFF will cherish the wonderful memories of Roger and all that he has said and done here. He will be missed.
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RIP Mr. Hicks!
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Think of the thousands of would-be photographers (me included, of course) who found inspiration in Roger's instructive columns in Shutterbug and other magazines, long before the internet, and in his more recent online writings. His legacy will live on in a million pictures. Much love to Frances and his family and friends. His wisdom and cheer will be missed around the world.
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I’m flying home from a family funeral. Already bereaved, I am very sorry to hear this, but pleased for Roger that he is no longer unwell or pained. I will miss our discussions.

I’ll have toast with tomato from my garden for lunch, and raise a glass of rough red to Roger tonight.

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My deepest sympathy, Frances. He lives on in our hearts.
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I've heard it said that when a person has lived a good life, when they die they can say to themselves, "They're going to miss me," and be right! Certainly this describes Mr. Hicks, as so many here have confirmed. I am sorry to hear of his passing, and will miss his presence.
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thank you for all your valuable contributions Roger, and best wishes to his family
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RIP Roger, I always enjoy his books he will be missed. Godspeed.
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