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EDDIE ADAMS – Saigon Execution
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Eddie Adams "Saigon Execution"
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This iconic image of the Vietnam war, which won Eddie Adams a Pulitzer Prize, is often depicted in black and white terms: “A bad guy shooting a good guy” or “a good guy shooting a bad guy” but the actual story behind the images has numerous shades of grey. Not many can adequately explain the […]

DOROTHEA LANGE
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  Dorothea Lange (May 26, 1895 – October 11, 1965) was an influential American documentary photographer and photojournalist, best known for her Depression-era work for the Farm Security Administration (FSA). Lange’s photographs humanized the consequences of the Great Depression and influenced the development of documentary photography. With the onset of the Great Depression, Lange turned […]

STEVE McCURRY – A life documenting the faces of the human condition

Afghan Girl
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It is hard to break with traditions and favoured habits, but the old cliche that a picture says a thousand words is particularly true when it comes to photojournalist Steve McCurry‘s 1984 photograph of Sharbat Gula. Oh, you’ve never heard of either of them? But surely you have seen the image below , “Afghan Girl”.   […]