Saturday, September 11, 2010

Watching the fur fly

There’s an old saying that you don’t get a great picture without upending a couple of cats. In photographer Philippe Halsman’s case that meant throwing two or three of them at artist Salvador Dali 28 times before this famous image was captured.
Image: Top one of the outtakes. Bottom, the classic image printed in the Autumn 1950 issue of Photography Workshop