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Tracing Robert Capa’s photos made in Budapest in 1948

“The city was like a beautiful woman whose teeth were knocked out”, Robert Capa wrote of Budapest in 1948, when he photographed the still ruined Hungarian capital for six weeks. But where exactly was Capa? When did he record the reopening of the railway bridge? Where did he photograph Mátyás Rákosi? Which ruined hotel did he go to the top of? Find out more about the legendary photojournalist’s pictures taken in Budapest!

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Three books read by Robert Capa

In Robert Capa’s life, not only pictures but also books and reading played an important role. Although he became world-famous as a photojournalist, he originally wanted to be a writer, and in addition, he was famous for spending hours in the bathtub in the company of a book. We now show three books that Capa has read: a detective story, a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, and one of the classics of English literature.

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Hungarian photographers during the pandemic (VIII.)

Despite easing the restrictions, the pandemic continues to have a significant impact on the lives of photographers: more and more of them go out to capture the everyday life that has changed or just returned to normal, others remains at home and keep a visual quarantine diary. We have selected images from Hungarian photographers that reflect on the epidemic and quarantine from recent weeks. Eighth part.

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Hungarian photographers during the pandemic (VII.)

The pandemic in Hungary, which has been going on since March, also has a significant impact on the lives of photographers: some stay at home and keep a visual quarantine diary, while others still go out to capture the changed living conditions and cityscape. We have selected images from Hungarian photographers that reflect on the epidemic and quarantine from recent weeks.

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