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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

Warthog 2 - I have posted 2 Warthog shots in sequence here, and I would really like to hear which is the better of the 2, and which is more appealing, they are both taken a few minutes apart, one landscape orientation, the other portrait orientation. Both were taken when a family of warthogs came to feed on the lush green grass in a very shaded wooded lodge I worked at. I took the shots, lying on my stomach, over a small rise, through the fresh green grass, with the great backdrop of the…

from Webdesigner Depot

100+ Portraits of Iconic People of All Time

"Afghan Girl" portrait by Steve McCurry which was featured on the cover of the National Geographic in June I was fascinated by this photograph as a girl when it first came out. When he found her again as adult, years later, I was entranced all over again.



I love how this portrait is taken as you can see such a happy emotion on the girls face. Although it was probably staged I like how this photo seems to be a spur of the moment shot.

It is interesting to compare this purported photograph of Charlotte with the sketch version of the Richmond picture. The photo(original from 1848 or earlier ) would have been taken at least 2 yrs before the portrait sitting (1850). Branwell had several artist friends interested in,and experimenting with photography,could the sisters have posed for one of them?

from Humour Actualités Citations et Images

Artiste Photographe Irving Penn (28 photos

*Irving Penn - I have always enjoyed Penn's work because of the interaction he has with the people. No one photograph is the same. I actually had to mimic his work one semester and those were the most breath taking photos I have taken.

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