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Sergeant F. de Bruin, Department of Prisons employee, Orange Free State, 1992 © Roger Ballen

Vintage Casts Portrait Photos From Tod Browning’s 1932 Cult Classic ‘Freaks’

L'exposition Seydou Keïta au Grand Palais à Paris

Expo : dans l'œil malien de Keïta

A self-portrait of Seydou Keïta - Pigozzi Collection 2013 - Contemporary African Art Collection

Photos from 1800's to 1930's.

Photos from 1800's to 1930's.

Environmental Portraiture meat

This photo is a great example of an environmental portrait, because the background helps to explain the story of the subject and show how she lives in her everyday habitat.

Yale Joel: Jacques Tati dans le jardin des sculptures du Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1958

Yale Joel, Jacques Tati in the Sculpture Garden of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1958

A new exhibition at the Grand Palais in Paris showcases the photographer’s striking compositions, the amazing mid-century fashion of his subjects, and the story of how they were almost lost forever.

the untold story behind seydou keïta’s stunning portraits of malian youth


Irving Penn Self-portrait, Cuzco Studio 1948 “I myself have always stood in the awe of the camera. I recognize it for the instrument it is, part Stradivarius, part scalpel.