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Did Robert Capa Fake ‘The Falling Soldier’ Photo? Here's the Story Behind the Most Iconic Image of the Spanish Civil War

"If your pictures aren't good enough," Robert Capa once remarked, "then you're not close enough." For more than 35 years, Capa's 1936 photograph "Death of a Militiaman" — arguably the most enduring image of the Spanish Civil War — commanded worldwide acclaim and helped establish Capa as the archetypal modern war photographer. Show More Summary

Review: Sigma 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary Lens

I believe it was Robert Capa who said, “If your pictures aren’t good enough, you’re not close enough.” While this is not incorrect nor is it bad advice, the fact remains that there will be times when our feet simply can’t do the zooming for us. Show More Summary

Maritime Monday for October 9th, 2017: The Power of Friendship

4 months agoVehicles / Watercraft : gCaptain

ICP / International Center of Photography – A crewman signals another ship of an Allied convoy across the Atlantic; photograph by Robert Capa. More: American Masters; Robert Capa in Love and War 10/05/2017; tugboatgraffiti: My first view of Kirby’s newest ATB, the PAUL MCLERNAN as she returned to Caddells Dry Dock and Repair. Show More Summary

3 tips for the optimal subject distance in street photography

Do you have to get closer to your subject? Or should you get further away? If you go by Robert Capa’s famous quote, you already have the answer: “If your pictures aren’t good enough, you’re not close enough.” I do agree that getting closer often improves your street photos. Show More Summary

Legendary Magnum Photos forced into historic shake-up

6 months agoArts : Artdaily

Magnum Photos, the legendary agency set up by Robert Capa and Henri Cartier-Bresson, has been forced into a major shake-up that has left it seeking private investors for the first time. The co-operative set up after World War II quickly...Show More Summary

Jessica Chastain To Play Ingrid Bergman In Tale Of Torrid Affair With Robert Capa: Cannes

EXCLUSIVE: Two-time Academy Award nominee and Cannes Jury member Jessica Chastain will star in Seducing Ingrid Bergman, and she and her Freckle Films has joined YRF Entertainment to produce it. Arash Amel wrote the script, based on the...Show More Summary

The Incredible Journey of Thousands of Lost Robert Capa Negatives

Read an excerpt from the new book Eyes of the World: Robert Capa, Gerda Taro, and the Invention of Modern Photojournalism

Denton and Ponomarev Win Robert Capa Gold Medal Award

10 months agoArts / Photography : PDNPulse

Bryan Denton and Sergey Ponomarev have won the 2017 Robert Capa Gold Medal Award for courage and enterprise in photographic reporting abroad, the Overseas Press Club (OPC) announced yesterday. The two photojournalists shared the award for their coverage of fighting in Iraq to reclaim territory from ISIS. Show More Summary

Soldier taking cover at Omaha Beach on D-Day, June 6th 1944

Robert Capa had made a name for himself as a war photographer that had covered the Spanish civil war and the Second Sino-Japanese War. To escape the Nazi’s he moved to New York where he became a photographer for the Allies. On D-Day June 6, 1944 the Allies started their much anticipated invasion of mainland Europe. Show More Summary

ARTICLE: Defining a Landscape - Dave Cuthbertson

12 months agoExtreme Sports / Climbing : UKC

Some photographers are synonymous with the subjects and landscapes which they capture. When you think of a war photographer you think of Don McCullin or Robert Capa. The American wilderness and National Parks were beautifully captured by Ansel Adams, and when you think of Scottish Rock Climbing there's only one man who springs to mind; Dave 'Cubby' Cuthbertson.

This is the story behind Robert Capa’s D-Day photos on Normandy Beach

Every iconic photograph through history has a story to go with it. Sometimes, the picture tells the story all by itself. Robert Capa’s photographs of the D-Day landings on Normandy beach are a prime example. But there are other stories, too. Show More Summary

'Underfire: The Untold Story of Pfc. Tony Vaccaro' reveals the intimate relationship between a war photographer and war itself

"If your photographs aren't good enough," celebrated war photographer Robert Capa famously said, "you're not close enough." And no one got closer to the action in World War II than Tony Vaccaro.  As detailed in the engrossing, unexpectedly moving documentary "Underfire: The Untold Story of Pfc....

The World in Color During the 1940s and 1950s Through Robert Capa's Lens

Famed photojournalist and founder of Magnum Photos, Robert Capa was primarily known for his black-and-white images. But after World War II he turned increasingly to color, fulfilling assignments for a variety of popular magazines such...Show More Summary

Bassam Khabieh Wins Robert Capa Gold Medal for Syria Coverage

2 years agoArts / Photography : PDNPulse

At an event this evening in New York City, The Overseas Press Club of America (OPC) will award the 2015 Robert Capa Gold Medal for photography to Reuters photographer Bassam Khabieh for his coverage of the Syrian civil war, the organization has announced. Show More Summary

Robert Capa - Hungarian-American-world citizen photojournalist

Endre Friedmann (1913–1954) was born in Budapest to a cultivated Jewish family. Educated in his own country, Friedmann spoke flawless Hungarian and German, less flawless French and imperfect, heavily accented English. Deciding that there was little future in inter-war Hungary, he left home as soon as he could. Show More Summary

Fascinating Color Photographs Capture Everyday Life in Austria, Romania and Ireland During the mid-1950s and early 1960s

Born in Austria in 1923, Inge Morath was the first woman to integrate the famous Magnum agency with Robert Capa and Henri Cartier-Bresson of whom she was the assistant. When properly placed back among her many photo reportages, her pictures...Show More Summary

Take a Tour of Battlefields, Protests, and Prisons With These Photography Legends

Photographers working with Magnum Photos—the premier photo collective founded after World War II by Henri Carter-Bresson, Robert Capa, George Rodger, and David "Chim" Seymour—have been exceptionally busy this year releasing a trove of photo books. Show More Summary

Robert Capa’s Forgotten WWII Photos

2 years agoNews : The Daily Beast

In the now out-of-print Battle of Waterloo Road, the legendary photographer captured the bravery and gumption of the English suffering through the Blitz.

To Whom It May Concern: Please Remove This Ugly Piece of Sh.. Art From The Middle of Budapest

2 years agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Dear Mr Artist, this is just not the way to turn an iconic photograph to sculpture. Robert Capa is spinning in his grave. Please, take your disgusting polystyrene work out of our sight. Read more...

'Capa in Color' unveils bright side of legendary war photographer

2 years agoArts : Artdaily

Legendary photojournalist Robert Capa may be primarily known for his dramatic black-and-white war images, but an exhibition in Budapest is casting light on his lesser-known colour peacetime pictures. For six decades after his death in...Show More Summary

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