Michael Shepherd

Rookie (8.4.1929 / Marton, Lancashire)

! ! Loving life to the death: Robert Capa


Behind the lens, the eye of the photographer;
behind the eye, the observer;
behind the observer, the immortal soul:

Robert Capa shot
(as they say) five major wars
as mankind’s record
of man’s inhumanity to man.
Finally, was shot himself.

When asked for advice
by a young photographer, he said,
“Like people; and let them know it..”

And so he printed out his soul.

Submitted: Friday, February 08, 2008
Edited: Thursday, June 12, 2008

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