Five Favorite Photos

Five Favorite Photos – Robert Doisneau and the Comedic Potential of Cellos

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Humor is a challenging thing to capture in words. How many times have you picked up a book, been promised a laugh by the reviews on the back cover, and been left with nothing more…

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Five Favorite Photos – Saul Leiter

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“There are the things that are out in the open, and there are the things that are hidden,” muses Saul Leiter in the documentary on his life and work, In No Great Hurry. “The real…

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Five Favorite Photos – Jeff Mermelstein

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Street photography is profoundly weird. It’s a type of photography without a specific definition. It can be the antithesis of perfection. It can be unvarnished and raw. To become adept at street photography takes years…

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Five Favorite Photos – Robert Capa

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When we recently spotlighted Josef Koudelka’s career, we noted that it was defined by both its extraordinary length and the artist’s preference for isolation. Save for Prague in 1964, Koudelka spent decades working almost entirely…

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Five Favorite Photos – Gordon Parks

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To describe Gordon Parks as a great photographer is like calling a computer a good calculator. It simply isn’t enough. Many instead prefer to call Parks a renaissance man, pointing to his successful forays into…

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Five Favorite Photos – Josef Koudelka

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Five Favorite Photos is a feature in which one of the writers here at CP picks a well-known photographer and takes on the near-impossible task of picking just five favorite shots from that pro. Today’s…

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Five Favorite Photos – Garry Winogrand

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Five Favorite Photos is a new feature where one of the writers here at CP picks a well-known photographer and takes on the near-impossible task of picking just five favorite shots from that pro. Today’s…

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