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Photograph Your Own Shadow

Andre Kertész, a great 20th century photographer, did a lot of work with shadows in his images. When you’re out photographing, you can forget shadows are there-they’re something you have to look carefully for. Photographing shadows is best early in the morning or late in the afternoon, when they’re long enough to crawl up walls. […]

People Reading

Andre Kertész spent the better part of his life taking photographs, many of which were of people reading. A book of photographs, On Reading, was published in 1971. Just as Kertész’s photographs show people totally absorbed in the reading process, so, too, does the image of the reader to the left. The reader’s gaze into […]