„The Power of the Camera in Documenting Social Movements“ is the headline from a relevant article about cameras as weapons. “Gordon Parks said he used the camera as a weapon to show the stories of injustices,” Willis says. “I see that photographers today are doing the same, that they’re using their lenses to capture moments,
„Racism is still around, but I´m not about to let it destroy me.“ This sentence writes Gordon Parks in the Prologue of his book „Half Past Autumn“. It is a very authentic book about pen, music and camera – the life of Gordon Parks.
Russian Fairytales is the title of the book. Photographs that have not been thought out and yet look like from another world. But of course only for those who don’t see something like this every day.
In „The Essentials of Street Photography (English Edition)“ written by James Maher and Dave Beckerman we can read: „In general terms, street photography is a pictorial study of the human condition that surrounds us all. This is why street photography can take place anywhere. All that needs to be present is something related to humans
It is about Henri Cartier-Bresson. Dan Hofstadter writes memories about Henri Cartier-Bresson „stealing a march on the world“. His essay says more than a lot of other bio´s.