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Martin Luther King, Yousuf Karsh, 1962
Yousuf Karsh was a Canadian portraitist. That means he took pictures of people. He was known for pictures that revealed the essence of the subject. In other words, his photographs revealed people's personality. The man above is pretty famous and we know about his personality. He was the leader of non-violent protest during the civil rights era. In this simple picture, what did Karsh do to make MLK Jr. look peaceful? Explain what you see in 3 sentences.