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Gordon Parks

Gordon Parks American photographer, musician, writer and film director. His work ranged from celebrity and political portraiture, freelance fashion photography for Vogue, photographic essays for Life magazine and directing the 1971 film "Shaft"

“Untitled, Shady Grove, Alabama, 1956.”  Photograph by Gordon Parks/Courtesy of and copyright The Gordon Parks Foundation.

Gordon Parks’s “Segregation Story”

Shotguns and sundaes: Gordon Parks's rare photographs of everyday life in the segregated South

"Enthusiasm is the electricity of life. How do you get it? You act enthusiastic until you make it a habit."

Your Morning Shot: Gordon Parks

“Enthusiasm is the electricity of life. You act enthusiastic until you make it a habit.” Gordon Parks is the man.

Eva Besnyo

Eva Besnyö - Dutch-Hungarian photographer who participated in the Nieuwe Fotografie (New Photography) movement. Self-portrait with Rolleiflex, Berlin 193

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Gordon Roger Alexander Buchanan Parks (November 1912 – March Gordon Parks was a groundbreaking American photographer, mu.

Ansel Adams, Self Portrait, c. 1930 i had never seen his picture before.

Ansel Adams, American Photographer of the Landscape working with high contrast in black and white, highlights and dark shadows at odd angles. His works are probably the most valued photographs in America today. He made photography an art form.