Quotes by W. Eugene Smith

About W. Eugene Smith:


William Eugene Smith was an American photojournalist, renowned for the dedication he devoted to his projects and his uncompromising professional and ethical standards. Smith developed the photo essay into a sophisticated visual form. His most famous studies included brutally vivid World War II photographs, the clinic of Dr Schweitzer in French Equatorial Africa, the city of Pittsburgh, the dedication of an American country doctor and a nurse midwife, and the pollution which damaged the health of the residents of Minamata in Japan.

Author Bio


  • NameW. Eugene Smith
  • DescriptionAmerican photojournalist
  • AliasesWilliam Eugene Smith
  • BornDecember 30, 1918
  • DiedOctober 15, 1978
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionPhotographer; Photojournalist; War Photographer
  • AwardsGuggenheim Fellowship; Robert Capa Gold Medal