The Man Who Captured History

“Suddenly he turned to the crowd and I saw this electricity shoot out of his eyes, and he turned and spoke in what I suppose is an On-the-Waterfront Brando: ‘I think there’s someone with a camera out there.’ I realised this 47-year-old man had really made an incredible transformation into this Mafia boss.” 📷: Steve Schapiro (via

The Man Who Captured History

Getty Images contributor & photographer Steve Schapiro took iconic images of Muhammad Ali, David Bowie and Martin Luther King. Read about his favourites – including previously unseen frames. 📷: Steve Schapiro

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