Eugene Atget

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Eugene Atget

Eugene

Atget

"A good photograph is like a good houndog, dumb, but eloquent."

Born in Libourne, France. (1857-1927)

Atget was famous for shooting Black and White/ Sepia Photographs of Paris, France.

Atget's was the maker of a great visuals of French culture. He was a photographer of originality and his work is a mark of comparison for photography.

Not much is known about atget besides that he was a sailor in his youth, and he briefly dabbled in acting and painting before settling into his calling as a photographer, 30 years before his death in Paris, France,


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