Early Master of Color Photography: Ernst Haas


Route 66 1969 Ernst Haas

Bored with obvious reality, I find my fascination in transforming it into a subjective point of view. Links backlinks blog comments . Without touching my subject I want to come to the moment when, through pure concentration of seeing, the composed picture becomes more made than taken. linkwheel . Without a descriptive caption to justify its existence, it will speak for itself less descriptive, more creative; less informative, more suggestive; less prose, more poetry.

Ernst Haas from About Color Photography, in DU, 1961

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