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Photography Presentation - Yousuf Karsh

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Jen-Yu Ho

on 15 January 2013

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Photography Presentation - Yousuf Karsh Biography Famous Portraits Albert Einstein, 1948 Ernest Hemingway, 1957 By: Jorden Ho Pablo Picasso, 1954 Mother Teresa, 1988 Famous Quotes "Character, like a photograph, develops in darkness", by Yousuf Karsh. Yousuf Karsh's accomplishments People who influenced Yousuf Karsh His uncle George Nakash - he saw great potential in Yousuf Karsh and arranged apprentice with portrait photographer John Garo. THE END Yousuf Karsh (December 23, 1908 – July 13, 2002) was born in Madin, Armenia and he was one of the most famous and accomplished portrait photographers of all time. Yousuf Karsh moved to Canada to live with his uncle George Nakash at the age of 16. This portrait is one of the most widely reproduced images in the history of photography. Winston Churchill, 1941 Yousuf Karsh found Einstein to be a simple, almost childlike man, too great for any of the postures of eminence. Yousuf Karsh said that he is the shyest man that he has ever photographed. "Within every man and woman a secret is hidden, and as a photographer it is my task to reveal it if I can", by Yousuf Karsh. Style of Photographing Yousuf Karsh was famous for his portraits. Size of his works: 50 x 40cm or 40 x 50cm Yousuf Karsh emphasize on the lighting of the subject's hands and knowledge of the subject. Yousuf Karsh was chosen by International Who’s Who to be one of the hundred most influential figures of the 20th century. He was also the only Canadian who made the list. Yousuf Karsh captured the images of hundreds of the 20th century's most memorable leaders and celebrities. Before his death, Yousuf Karsh sold or donated all 355,000 of his negatives to Canada's National Archives in Ottawa. His teacher John Garo - he trained Yousuf Karsh and taught him technical processes used by photographic artists at that time. His parents Mr. and Mrs. B. Karsh - they sent Yousuf Karsh to live with his uncle in Canada. Winston Churchill - Yousuf Karsh began to gain influence after he took his portrait. Yousuf Karsh grew up during the Armenian Genocide. Short Video of Yousuf Karsh
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