Quote of the Week by André Kertész

 

“I do what I feel, that’s all, I am an ordinary photographer working for his own pleasure. That’s all I’ve ever done.” —André Kert ész (1894–1985)

André Kertész was a Hungarian photographer known for his contributions to composition techniques. He was a quiet but important influence on the coming of age of art photography in the US. In the early years of his career, his unorthodox camera angles and style prevented his work from gaining wider recognition. Regardless, he went on to become a seminal figure in photojournalism.

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