Photographer Interviews

Josef Koudelka on the Measure of a Photographer, Courage, and Controlling Your Own Destiny

June 24, 2013

By Interview edited David Walker

©Tristan Wheelock

Josef Koudelka on stage with Anne Wilkes Tucker at the Paramount Theater in Charlottesville, Virginia during the Look3 2013 Festival of the Photograph. 

Legendary photographer Josef Koudelka packed the house at the Paramount Theater in downtown Charlottesville during the Look3 Festival of the Photograph on June 15, and the audience greeted him with a standing ovation after master of ceremonies, photographer Vince Musi, announced that Koudelka “didn’t want to be here.” Koudelka, who has a reputation as a lone wolf among a group...

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