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Yousuf Karsh

Yousuf Karsh (1908-2002) has been called one of the great portrait photographers of the 20th century by TIME magazine.  He was an Armenian-Canadian portrait photographer known for his portraits of famous individuals such as Winston Churchill, Audrey Hepburn, Ernest Hemingway, and many others. (Sources: Wikipedia; karsh.org)


Yousuf Karsh: A Master of 20th Century Photography

Yousuf Karsh, Audrey Hepburn, Photograph, 1956

“There is a brief moment when all there is in a man’s mind and soul and spirit is reflected through his eyes, his hands, his attitude.   247 more words



Mutar Kent by Zack Arias

Ernest Hemingway byYousuf Karsh

Richard by Ray Hobbs


I took my inspiration for the portrait of Richard from two sources; … 356 more words

“I try to photograph people’s spirits and thoughts. As to the soul-taking by the photographer, I don’t feel I take away, but rather that the sitter and I give to each other.

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Art of Caring

I have been advised that all four of my submitted images have been accepted into the  Art of Caring exhibition. The exhibition will be at The Rose Theatre, Kingston, from the 12th-24th May for International Nurses Day 2016. 257 more words


Just over a month has past since I started Gesture and Meaning.  I am actually enjoying the research and theory much more than I have on any previous courses and I can already tell that this is improving my understanding of photography and the contexts of contemporary image-making. 1,137 more words

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