“Instead of offering spontaneity, Mr. Penn provided the illusion of something fixed, ….his subjects were usually shown whole, apparently enjoying a splendid isolation from the real world.” (Andy Grundberg, New York Times)
Try to catch that style and submit your Irving Penn tribute shots!
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