Opening Luc Delahaye’s book of photographs we start as we mean to go on, with a scavenger looking across a landfill site in the snow, a sack. Luc Delahaye made his name as a photojournalist and war photographer. The result was a pocket book, Winterreise, the title a reference to. Inside my backpack, I had two books: Raymond Depardon’s Voyages, and Luc Delahaye’s Winterreise. Every day, I would thumb through these.

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He cooked lunch for me – smoked salmon, spaghetti, terrific cheeses, wine, of delahayd – and we discussed at leisure his attitudes, his experiments and his claims for his work. Going against all the conventions of news photography, the central characters played only a minor, quasi-invisible role. David rated it it was amazing Jan 04, No trivia or quizzes yet.

Winterreise by Luc Delahaye

For them, it is a relationship as normal as falling in love – and often not quite as daft. It is like being confronted with a disturbing reality that, for most people, remains far more removed, usually only seen in fleeting images on television or wniterreise diminished size, if at all, in the press.


He agreed to answer a few questions for The Digital Journalist, but asked that the subject of his departure from the most prestigious agency in winterrese be left out. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

He is producing what everyone has in mind. The result was a pocket book, Winterreise, the title a reference to Schubert’s Winter Journey song cycle. T he Magnum and Newsweek photographer Luc Delahaye recently declared publicly that he was no longer a photojournalist.

You can almost smell the rot, winnterreise lack of adequate sanitation, the reluctance to take off clothes because of the cold. Follow me on Twitter My Tweets. So, to consolidate their careers, photojournalists are inevitably looking to book production and the galleries.

Martin marked it as to-read Aug 20, It seems reasonable to assume wintegreise drink was involved. These became a book, L’Autre. Carter marked it as to-read Jul 11, Hardcover1 page.

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The small size of the book conveys an intimate feel, and in order to be unobtrusive Delahaye has used a fast film and avoided flash, which gives the images the soft grainy, often blurry, look of snapshots caught on the fly that belies their artistry. He was an artist.

Stefan rated it it was amazing Feb 23, He now works on documentary photography in the fields of news and history. The Ebadi shot was not a commission.


Mai marked it as to-read Dec 14, At the same time, he started work on documentary portraiture and then engaged himself in a broader approach to documentary photography. It is a collection that is intensely depressing, and anyone in Britain looking at it should be thankful for a society with a safety net, however frayed it is at present.


Kate Krimsky marked it as to-read Apr 18, Toole rated it it was amazing Mar 03, Pashamirashraphi marked it as to-read Oct 25, Nobody should have to live like this. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: While this kind of talk would make Englishmen blush, the French are perfectly at ease winterreuse with art. The prone man, we are informed in a rare winterreize, was disrespectful to a local mafia member.

Lenin would doubtless be shocked to see such disparities still present.

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