Perhaps unique to 35mm photographers, Kertesz did not shoot prolifically, but would shoot a very limited number of frames of a subject, often only a single image, and leave the roll in his camera for months until it was finished. It's interesting to speculate whether this was simple curmudgeonly or, as he claimed, pure talent (he already knew what was on the film and had no need to verify it quickly).
Kertesz is one of my favorites. The man had an amazing eye.
This has always been one of my favorites from Kertesz. He had a wonderful eye and this photograph is a great example of his work. He made many great photographs from up high like this and looking down where he compressed space and related objects that are not normally seen together. A couple other great examples: