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In May 1954, the photographer Eugene V. Harris met Werner Bischof in Machu Picchu. He wrote of this time: ‘On the last night of my brief friendship with Werner we sat before a fireplace, high in the Andes mountains of Peru, talking photography most of the night. I shall always remember his advice to me: “to take pictures with your heart.” This was the last picture taken before Bischof’s tragic death in the Peruvian Andes. Sent from Instagram @magnumphotos.

May On the road to Cuzco, near Pisac, in the Valle Sagrado of the Urubamba river.

Werner Bischof.Ινδοκίνα,1952.Γυναίκες επιστρέφουν στο χωριό τους φορτωμένες

Barau, a Meo (or Hmong) village. Cham women returning from the market.

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John Batho, photo from his Present and Absent series of black and white pieces (Présents et Absents, c.

Werner Bischof, Sardina 1950

howtoseewithoutacamera: “ by Werner Bischof Funtana a Mare, Sardinia, 1950 [via Le Journal De La Photographie] ”

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Swiss born Werner Bischof started his career as a painter before moving on to photography. At first he specialized in and perfected a grap.


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La historia de la fotógrafa canguro es tan potente y sorprendente que es digna de ser un buen guión de cine. Vivian Maier practicaba como hobby la fotografía en los ratos libres que le dejaba su trabajo cuidando niños. Disparaba por puro placer, capturando el instante decisivo y mostrando desde un punto de vista humorístico e irónico la sociedad de Estados Unidos de la segunda mitad del Siglo XX. Lo que no sabía Maier es que con el paso de los años se convertiría en una de las fotógrafas más…

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Spinning Yarn - Peru

Spinning Yarn in Peru. I like that they don't use expensive/high-maintenance machinery. They've been doing this for centuries this way.