Tag: churchill

  • Yousuf Karsh: Portrait Photographer Extraordinaire

    written by webo29 on 2011-08-25
    Yousuf Karsh: Portrait Photographer Extraordinaire

    Yousuf Karsh, 1908-2002, a Canadian photographer of Armenian birth, was one of the world’s best known portraitists of his time. Although he shot practically everyone from Indira Gandhi to Humphrey Bogart, his most famous portrait was that of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, which he took in 1941.

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  • La Mamounia - Oasis of Beauty

    written by neja on 2011-03-02 #places
    La Mamounia - Oasis of Beauty

    La Mamounia - the eye candy of Marrakech. After a day spent wandering around dusty Medina and souqs, it was still too early to return to our hotel so I suggested we check out the only Art Deco building in town - Hotel La Mamounia. I am a big fan of Art Deco style in architecture, so for me it was a must.

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