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Woody Allen (by Philippe Halsman, 1969)

“El fotógrafo inmortal será aquel que haga sus fotografías de manera honesta y franca, que no base su imagen en trucos o técnicas especiales.” – Philippe Halsman… 31 more words


Chica embarazada // Pregnant girl (by Philippe Halsman, 1950s)

“De las miles de personas, célebres y desconocidas, que se han sentado delante de mi cámara, a menudo soy preguntado sobre quién fue el sujeto más difícil o el más fácil, o qué imagen es mi favorita. 70 more words


Behind the scenes of Salvador Dalís “In Voluptas Mors” (“Voluptuous Death”)

In 1951, surrealist artist Salvador Dalí teamed up with photographer Philippe Halsman to create one of the most complex portraits: In Voluptas Mors or Voluptuous Death. 37 more words


Philippe Halsman

I love Halsman’s normal, or jumping :) , portraits of famous people, from the beautiful and elegant Audrey Hepburn, to the fantastic Dalí, his moustache and creative surreal world, “jumping” through Hitchcock, Marilyn, Tati… To name some. Enjoy :)


Reflections on Portraiture

 What could be more simple and more complex,
more obvious and more profound than a portrait.
- Charles Baudelaire 


Los Angeles, California, United State… 385 more words

Astonish me! A retrospective of Philippe Halsman's work at the Musée de L'Elysée

Best known for… well… pretty much everything he has ever done, photographer Philippe Halsman had an outstanding career. For over 40 years, in Paris during the 1930s and New York from 1940 on, he photographed everyone who was anyone, in a broad range of activities, such as portraits, fashion, advertising, commissions and personal projects. 260 more words