Thursday, February 12, 2009
by Aaron Schuman @ SEESAW Magazine
AS: Aaron Schuman
TP: Tod Papageorge
AS: You’ve often said that you were originally inspired to pursue photography because of Henri Cartier-Bresson. Where did you find his work in the first place?
TP: It was totally by accident. I was taking an introductory photography class at university, and I guess I was curious enough to go to the library and look at some bound periodicals. And there was this photograph by this man I’d never heard of; it was totally shocking to me. It provoked me to literally do everything I could in that library to find any other pictures by him. I think I found one more. But those two pictures inspired me to become a photographer.
Posted by David Emerick at 10:58 AM