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Philippe Halsman, A Curious Eye

Philippe Halsman, the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, 1956

Philippe Halsman, the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, 1956

Ha! Yes, of course, Philippe Halsman, the photographer who would make his models jump in the air so as to allow them to relax and express their true personality! Indeed, this is what first comes to mind when one thinks about him (and, indeed, seeing how superbly ridiculous the Duke and Duchess of Windsor appear, one can imagine the amount of work necessary to loosen up the posing models). Continue reading

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