Yousuf Karsh

Yousuf Karsh

was a Canadian photographer of Armenian heritage, and one of the most famous and accomplished portrait photographers of all time.
I've also seen that great men are often lonely. This is understandable, because they have built such high standards for themselves that they often feel alone. But that same loneliness is part of their ability to create.More Yousuf Karsh quotes [09/03/2011 12:09:19]
Character, like a photograph, develops in darkness.More Yousuf Karsh quotes [09/03/2011 12:09:07]
I try to photograph people's spirits and thoughts. As to the soul-taking by the photographer, I don't feel I take away, but rather that the sitter and I give to each other. It becomes an act of mutual participation.More Yousuf Karsh quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There is a brief moment when all there is in a man's mind and soul and spirit is reflected through his eyes, his hands, his attitude. This is the moment to recordMore Yousuf Karsh quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
My personal interest in ordinary people is unlimited, but I am fascinated by the challenge of portraying true greatness adequately with my camera.More Yousuf Karsh quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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