I make the woman look at the camera as a symbol of all the eyes that will see the picture I am making.
When you ask a person to jump, his attention is mostly directed toward the act of jumping and the mask falls so that the real person appears.
Philippe Halsman was born in 1906-1979 Riga, Latvia and began his photographic career in Paris. Philippe Halsman was known for his photos of people jumping. He believed that when someone is jumping it shows the true version of them. Philippe Halsman arrived in the US in 1940 after fleeing from the nazis. Through the intervention of Albert Einstein Philippe Halsman got a emergency visa. After living 30 years in America he died on June 25, 1979.
- Philippe Halsman was known for pictures of people jumping
- Philippe Halsman was born to a dentist father and a principal mother
- Philippe Halsman was Jewish and was born in a time of nazis