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Margaret Bourke-White

Daily dose of photography inspiration

Kentucky Flood, 1937
Kentucky Flood, 1937
Mohandas K. Gandhi, 1946
Mohandas K. Gandhi, 1946
Air raid over Moscow, 1941
Air raid over Moscow, 1941
The element of discovery is very important. I don't repeat myself well. I want and need that stimulus of walking forward from one new world to another. There is something demoralizing about going back to a place to retake pictures. You can no longer see your subjects in a fresh eye; you keep comparing them with the pictures you hold in your memory. [The] world was full of discoveries waiting to be made... (as a photographer) I could share the things I saw and learned... you would react to something all others might walk by.
Margaret Bourke-White
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