Josef KoudelkaAs you know, I normally don't do (features) Journals.
The exception goes to those photographers that had some historical importance in the photography World, those that influence(d) me, those that I believe can move others like they moved me, humanitarian photographers, and that normally live in the "shadow" of the same old Features and references.
"The maximum, that is what has always interested me." This is a quote by Josef Koudelka.
He was born in 1938 in Moravia and began photographing with a 6 x 6 Bakelite camera.
He staged his first photographic exhibition in 1961. Changed to a Rolleiflex camera and in 1967 decided to give up his career in engineering for full-time work as a photographer.
Awarded several times, was known for his exceptional photographs, which required an enourmous amount of courage.
Nomad at heart, he wandered around Europe with his camera and little else. In 1987 Koudelka became a French citizen and his work received support and acknowledgment from his friend, "
Street DDs December 2013 + News :iconThe-Yard-collective: is hosting monthly street photography challenges. I hope you will take part to them and enjoy yourself. January's theme is 'Reflections'. You can enter as many photos as you wish, old and new ones. New ones are highly encouraged. Images will be automatically approved and uploaded to a favorite folder and every month the most interesting, representative, original ones will be featured and moved to our featured folder.
In our hopes the challenges can be a spur to go out and take photos, a way to prove yourself and your skills, and of course share and promote your photos.
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Street Food (for thaught)Not new.
No order of preference.
Just some street pics I like.
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