Karsh Signature

Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

Yousuf Karsh

Self-Portrait with negative of Peggy Cummins, 1946

Yousuf Karsh was born on this day, December 23, in 1908. By the time of his passing in 2002 he had photographed more than 15,000 subjects. You can browse and search them all here. Find out about Karsh’s cameras and lighting here. Read his biography here.