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W. Eugene Smith (1918-1978) W. Eugene Smith began his photographic career by taking pictures for two daily newspapers in his hometown of Wichita, Kansas. Smith eventually moved to New York City where he worked for Newsweek and then Life Magazine for a while. As a correspondent for Ziff-Davis Publishing and then again with Life, he [...]
Margaret Bourke-White (1904-1971) Some people quietly open a door and then gently close it after they have passed through. Others kick down the door and storm through. Whether or not Bourke-White ever kicked down a door, she opened so many that she wouldn’t have had time to be quiet about it. I could easily write [...]
Beginning today, we are adding a new feature to Beyond Megapixels. The feature is entitled “The Masters of Photography.” The feature can be found each Tuesday in the “Asides” section of the home page. The articles will be organized by the genre of photography and each one will be limited to one or two paragraphs [...]