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The list of things about which I feel lucky is mighty long. It starts with having been born when I was, where I was, to whom I was, in good health, with prospects, without prohibitions, and it goes on from there. 338 more words

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Getting Things In Perspective

THE TEMPLE DE LA SIBYLLE may not be the highest point in Paris but it does sit atop a man-made cliff fifty metres above an artificial lake in the Parc des Buttes Chaumont. 1,422 more words


Luck and asymmetry

Read this nice, short piece by one Mr. Robert Frank in ‘The Atlantic’ magazine on how he was lucky to be saved by the unlikely presence of an ambulance in the neighbourhood, after a sudden cardiac arrest on a Tennis Court. 395 more words

Part three - Project 2 - Exercise 3.2 Photographer Research

Project 2 – A durational space – Photographer Research

As part of the course we are asked at intervals to consider the works of, and research, certain photographers who have used techniques similar to, or the same as, those being studied in that particular part of the course. 1,018 more words


| Famous Quotation #174 |

«Black and white are the colours of photography.
To me they symbolize the alternatives of hope and despair
to which mankind is forever subjected.» — Robert Frank

"Street Photography Now" is a great book which desperately needs an update

Street photography has always been a popular genre in the world of photography. It takes a prominent position in the body of work of famous photographers like Henri Cartier Bresson, Robert Frank and Diane Arbus. 512 more words

Street Photography

Photographing America's Polarizing Political Process

In 1955, the Swiss photographer Robert Frank crisscrossed America, creating the now iconic work, The Americans, which drew the controversial picture of an imperfect country. 340 more words