Yousuf Karsh

Yousuf Karsh

was a Canadian photographer of Armenian heritage, and one of the most famous and accomplished portrait photographers of all time.
Look and think before opening the shutter. The heart and mind are the true lens of the camera.More Yousuf Karsh quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If it's a likeness, alone, it's not a success. If, through my portraits, you can come to know the subjects more meaningfully, if it synthesizes your feelings toward someone whose work has imprinted itself on your mind--if you see a photograph and say, 'Yes, this is the person,' with a little new insight--that is a beautiful experience.More Yousuf Karsh quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I have found that great people do have in common. . .an immense belief in themselves and in their mission. They also have gerat determination as well as an ability to work hard. At the crucial moment of decision, they draw on their accumulated wisdom. Above all, they have integrity.More Yousuf Karsh quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It should be the aim of every photographer to make a single exposure that shows everything about the subject. I have been told that my portrait of Churchill is an example of this.More Yousuf Karsh quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Within every man and woman a secret is hidden, and as a photographer it is my task to reveal it if I can.More Yousuf Karsh quotes [09/03/2011 12:09:18]

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