Philippe Halsman has become one of the world's foremost photographers not by skillful use of the camera alone, but more importantly by his psychological insight. In this stunning photography essay, Philippe Halsman demonstrates just how well he succeeds in creating that dramatically revealing moment with a collection of full page portraits of his one hundred most interesting subjects. The list includes many of the best-known people in the world, such as Winston Churchill, Albet Einstein, Grace Kelly, Andre Malraux, Marylin Monroe and many, many more. In addition to the photographs of these figures, Philippe Halsman also provides his own personal impressions of many of the subjects as well as explanations of how and why he got them to pose for the particular shot he took.
Size: 29.5x27x2 cm
Publisher : Doubleday & company, Inc. (Garden City, NY, 1972)