W. Eugene Smith
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"William Eugene Smith", was an United States/American photojournalism/photojournalist, renowned for the dedication he devoted to his projects and his uncompromising professional and ethical standards. Smith developed the photo essay into a sophisticated visual form. His most famous studies included brutally vivid World War II photographs, the clinic of Albert Schweitzer/Dr Schweitzer in Gabon/French Equatorial Africa, the city of Pittsburgh, the dedication of an American country doctor and a nurse midwife, and the pollution which damaged the health of the residents of Minamata in Japan.

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I've never made any picture, good or bad, without paying for it in emotional turmoil.

Photography is a small voice, at best, but sometimes one photograph, or a group of them, can lure our sense of awareness.

Never have I found the limits of the photographic potential. Every horizon, upon being reached, reveals another beckoning in the distance. Always, I am on the threshold.

The world just does not fit conveniently into the format of a 35mm camera.