Robert Capa

Hungarian born. Capa’s is most remembered for his photographs from the Spanish Civil War conflict, including his most famous image, Death of a Loyalist Soldier (1936), were heralded almost immediately for their stunning impact; Picture Post termed him “the greatest war photographer in the world”. His photographs show the events happening.

SPAIN. Córdoba front. Early September, 1936. Death of a loyalist militiaman.
SPAIN. Córdoba front. Early September, 1936. Death of a loyalist militiaman.

 

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SPAIN. Bilbao. May 1937. Crowds running for shelter as the air-raid alarm sounds.

The people all looking up to see what is coming in from the sky.  Without the title of the photograph the viewer can imagine many posible things that the people on the street could be looking at.

 

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