Happy Birthday Weegee!!!


“Most of 1954 I spent working on my equipment, developing my techniques. All these years I had been going along photographing faces and people. I liked people and was fascinated by them, but I believed that I had gone as far as I could with my old type of photography. My photo-cariactures would show not only how people looked, but what they were like inside. I would be giving the camera a new dimension. Photography had been invented to record scenes of nature, like a stencil. With my new lenses and new techniques, I had gone beyond that. I felt that I had made my camera human. Anything the mind could think of, I could put on film.”
Weegee, Weegee by Weegee, p. 127

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