Originally Posted by Bentley Boyd
It's disputable how committed a nazi she was. Also, it is disputable how far she was a friend of Hitler, and how far they used each other for their own ends.
There are those who will hear only ill of her, and those who refuse to believe any ill of her. Having read a good deal about her, including two major biographies, I suspect that the truth lies somewhere between.
And regardless of which camp you fall in, she was a brilliant photographer. There's no law saying that great artists have to be nice people.