Category Archives: Historic Photographers

Born Dec 23rd, 1908 Died July 13th, 2002   Yousuf Karsh was born in modern day Turkey, during the Armenian genocide, he wrote about watching his sister die of starvation and several relatives killed.  Including two uncles who were tossed … Continue reading

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The history of photography seems to be a little obscured.  I don’t know the reasons for this neglect, nor do I much care.  I have taken a class and not knowing better at the time didn’t know to ask why … Continue reading

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The early days of photography was as simple as exposing a piece of paper or glass was covered with the light sensitive material and then something would be placed on it and exposed to light. The result would be something … Continue reading

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These articles are for inspiration and education purposes only! Vince J Musi Bio: Vincent J Musi has been a regular contributor to National Geographic since 1993 covering subjects from the Texas Hill Country to hurricanes, volcanoes and mummies. A specialist … Continue reading

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Born Feb. 4th, 1902, Mexico City, Mexico – Died October 19th, 2002, Mexico City, Mexico Alvarez grew up in Mexico City and was born into a creative family.  His father was a teacher whose passion was painting, writing (having produced … Continue reading

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W (William) Eugene Smith – Born 1918 – 1978 Born Wichita, Kansas Smith is considered one of the principal masters of modern photojournalism. The distorted newspaper coverage of his father’s suicide made him determined to seek absolute personal honesty in … Continue reading

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