War Journalism Photography By Robert Capa
A Hungarian-born photographer photojurnalism and a special covering and photographing the various wars in the world that occurred during his lifetime. He was born on October 22, 1913 from the couple Dezso and Julia as the second of three brothers. Robert Capa has a brother named Laszlo and sister named Kornel. At the age of 18 years, Robert moved to Berlin to study photojurnalisme.
His first major work was taken in 1932, when he was assigned to take pictures of Trotsky (Russian revolutionary) in a distance less than one meter, which is talking about the meaning of the Russian revolution in Copenhagen stadium. When the charge of Nazi Germany, Robert moved to Paris and met with Gerda Taro, a photographer woman who became his mistress. In 1936, Robert and Gerda had covered the Spanish Civil War together until a year later there was a crash in the way that causes Gerda died. Despite feeling sad and lost, Robert Capa continued his journey to China in 1938 to photograph the Sino-Japanese War. In addition, he also photographed World War II, North Africa and Sicily, Italy. One of the most famous photograph is “Falling Soldier” (The Falling Soldier) taken in Spain shortly after he was shot. One famous quote has ever put forward Robert is “If your pictures are not good enough, you’re not close enough.” (If your pictures Are not Good Enough, you’re not close Enough). Robert Capa was one photographer who photographed the war in close proximity.