Tuesday, December 20, 2011

RUTH ORKIN PHOTOGRAPHY




It is undeniable when you see a photograph and it just changes the way you feel about the photographer. Perhaps, you saw some of their work, but it wasn't until a certain picture that it really touched you - to be able to see what they saw.

When I saw the picture above that was it. Ruth Orkin is one of the greatest women photographers in America, and it's obvious to see why. And it is obvious to see that it was a talent she had rather than a skill she developed. I'll stare at these few pictures a couple of more times. They just put me at ease.











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