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    He was a brilliant portrait photographer and had some great quotes:

    "I myself have always stood in the awe of the camera. I recognize it for the instrument it is, part Stradivarius, part scalpel. - Irving Penn -"

    A good photograph is one that communicate a fact, touches the heart, leaves the viewer a changed person for having seen it. It is, in a word, effective. - Irving Penn -


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    May he rest in peace.

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    He's one of the great one for sure.
    Here's a few gallery pics http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/p...age-of-92.html
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    One of the greats for sure. Really like his dark imagery along the lines of my tastes. R.I.P.
    “I take photographs with love, so I try to make them art objects. But I make them for myself first and foremost - that is important.” Jacques-Henri Lartigue

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