karsh

Editor’s Note: This is an update of a profile written by Scott Bourne. Yousuf Karsh lived from 1908 until 2002. He was the Ansel Adams of portrait photography. It’s pretty easy to spot a Karsh. Like images from Adams, they just stand out. Karsh worked extensively in Canada running a portrait studio. But it was […]

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Look and think before opening the shutter. The heart and mind are the true lens of the camera.
– Yousuf Karsh

This is the fifth in my series of “Photographers You Should Know About.” The first four appear below in no particular order – Bresson, Edward Weston, Lange and Strand. http://photofocus.com/2012/04/01/photographers-that-you-should-know-henri-cartier-bresson/ http://photofocus.com/2012/03/12/photographers-you-should-know-about-edward-weston/ http://photofocus.com/2012/02/13/photographers-that-you-should-know-about-dorothea-lange/ http://photofocus.com/2012/02/26/photographers-that-you-should-know-about-paul-strand/ Yousuf Karsh lived from 1908 until 2002. He was the Ansel Adams of portrait photography. It’s pretty easy to spot a Karsh. […]

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