October 7, 2009

Irving Penn

I've been writing this post for a while now, trying to articulate why I love Irving Penn so much. Nothing I can think of does him much justice. So, in the spirit of his photographs, why not keep it simple and to the point:
“A good photograph is one that communicates a fact, touches the heart and leaves the viewer a changed person for having seen it. It is, in a word, effective.”

R.I.P., Irving Penn.