The beauty of women was the first expression of my photography.
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|Birth:||14th September, 1928|
|Death:||25th May, 2001|
Alberto Díaz Gutiérrez, better known as Alberto Korda or simply Korda was a Cuban photographer, remembered for his famous image Guerrillero Heroico of Argentine Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara. Korda, whose real name was Alberto Díaz Gutiérrez, was born on 14 September 1928 in Havana, Cuba. He got his first taste of photography when he took his father's Kodak 35mm and began taking pictures of his girlfriend. In 1953 Korda opened his first studio with a photographer named Luis Pierce. Initially Korda and Pierce took a variety jobs ranging from fashion to advertisements. Korda had unique creative ambition that he used to rise above in style when compared to the unimaginative cultural perspective of traditional Cuban photography. This unique creativity turned the Korda Studio into something more than just a prosperous business; it became an art studio. My main aim was to meet women, he once confessed. citation needed His second wife, Natalia Menendez, was a well known Cuban fashion model.
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