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Elliott Kastner
Neil Leifer knows all the angles

January 6, 2008 NEW YORK -- For a guy who's a regular at Elaine's and has a standing reservation at Rao's and his own gallery in Vegas and a new book out selling for $400, and now a short doc on Oscar's short list, Neil Leifer still acts like he has something to prove. Some of it's the plight of the news or sports photographer, even if you're the best. Leifer recalls how even Sports Illustrated sometimes sent him out with a snot-nosed reporter who'd introduce him by saying "This is my photographer." He tells too how one Time magazine writer would identify himself, even to natives in Africa, as "Joe Dokes" -- we're changing the...

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