Classic portrait photography Yousuf Karsh

Yousuf Karsh (Yousuf Karsh) - (December 23, 1908 - July 13, 2002) - Canadian master of portrait photography. Born in Mardin, Turkey.

In 1927, fleeing the genocide, fled with his family to Syria. From there after 2 years parents sent Yousuf to Canada to his native uncle.

Yusuf then moved to Boston to study with portrait photographer John Garo (John Garo).

When he returned, after 4 years, in Canada Karsh opened his own studio.

Nikita Khrushchev (Nikita Hruschov)






Of the 100 most notable people of the XX century,

according to the International Who's Who (2000), Karsh photographed 51.

Albert Einstein (Albert Einstein)




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Ernest Hemingway (Ernest Hemingway)



Muhammad Ali (Muhammed Ali)



Fidel Castro (Fidel Castro)



Audrey Hepburn (Audrey Hepburn)



Cherchell Winston (Winston Churchill)

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