Helen Levitt has passed away

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Photography copyright of the Helen Levitt Estate

Helen Levitt, who pioneered street photography in the United States in the 1930s, taking pictures of small, poignant dramas with the help of an inconspicuous Leica camera, died Sunday at her apartment in New York City. She was 95.

Full article from the LA Times is here.

By Doug Stockdale

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