Quote Originally Posted by jovo
I love Callahan's work. He seems to have tried absolutely everything, including photographing Eleanor with a telephone pole "growing" from her head, breaking, one of the zillions of camera club no-no's that must have delighted him to do. And as to emulating his work, check out Rolfe Horn's nearly identical image of same toned beach and sky with a tiny sliver of dark ocean in the middle...it's almost plagerism. As to the posted image above, it's one of my all time favoritesof his that I would have little compunction against plagerizing...if I could

In the earlier comprehensive book of his photography titled Harry Callahan
the story is related how he and a friend would purposely break all the "rules" of composition in thier photographs just to rile up the Detroit Camera club crowd.