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This is a beautiful portrait taken of Audrey Hepburn by a great portrait photographer, Yousuf Karsh, where he breaks many of the rules of portraiture in the position of her head.

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Les portraits de Yousuf Karsh

Martin Luther King (1929-1968) - American pastor, activist, humanitarian, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement. Photo by Yousuf Karsh

Jacques Cousteau / Portrait by Yousuf Karsh / "From birth, man carries the weight of gravity on his shoulders. He is bolted to earth. But man has only to sink beneath the surface and he is free."

Pablo Casals -- by Yousuf Karsh, CC (Armenian: Յուսուֆ Քարշ; December 23, 1908 – July 13, 2002) an Armenian-Canadian photographer, and one of the most famous and accomplished portrait photographers of all time.