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Miroslav Tichý. Self-taught Czech photographer Miroslav Tichý made his own cameras from cardboard tubes and tin cans and photographed countless women of his hometown on the sly, printing each clandestine image only one time.

Self-taught Czech photographer Miroslav Tichý made his own cameras from cardboard tubes and tin cans and photographed countless women of his hometown on the sly, printing each clandestine image only one time.

Miroslav Tichywas a photographer who from the 1960s until 1985 took thousands of surreptitious pictures of women in his hometown of Kyjov in the Czech Republic, using homemade cameras constructed of cardboard tubes, tin cans and other at-hand materials. Most of his subjects were unaware that they were being photographed. A few struck beauty-pageant poses when they sighted Tichý, perhaps not realizing that the parody of a camera he carried was real.

Miroslav Tichý, born in was a reclusive artist who resided in his hometown of Kyjov, Czech Republic, for most of his life. He studied.

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Miroslav Tichý The Reclusive Peeping Tom Photographer and his Cardboard Camera

Homeless Tichy stopped painting. Between 1960's-1985 he a snapped an average of 90 pics daily of women using a camera put together from tin cans, bottle caps, cardboard, rubberbands,

Czech photographer Miroslav Tichy died April at age 85 this is our humble farewell

"[Miroslav] Tichý certainly preferred his subjects to be women, most of whom were completely unaware that they were being photographed. Some just didn’t realize that his camera made of plywood and tin cans was even real, and would smile simply to be kind to the crazy local man with the long beard and his toy camera." http://www.messynessychic.com/2013/06/06/the-reclusive-peeping-tom-photographer-and-his-cardboard-camera/

Miroslav Tichy some amazing photography from the Czech Republic starting in the after being a subversive abstract painter. Made his cameras from cardboard & soup cans. Social realism at its best!

Miroslav Tichy

Miroslav Tichy, Czech artist who made this homemade cameras constructed of cardboard tubes and tin cans

Miroslav Tichý (November 20 1926) is a Czech photographer and painter. During many years Tichý wandered the small Moravian town of Kyjov (in the Czech Republic) in rags, pursuing his obsession with the female form by secretly photographing women in the streets, shops and parks with cameras which he made from paper towel tubes, thread spools, rubber bands, tin cans, children’s spectacle lenses and other junk he found on the street.

Careful Observations: Miroslav Tichy

Miroslav Tichý (November 20 is a Czech photographer and painter. During many years Tichý wandered the small Moravian town of Kyjov (in the Czech Republic) in rags, pursuing his obsession with…

Miroslav Tichy - Reclusive photo-voyeur & eccentric. November 20, 1926 – April 12, 2011) was a photographer who from the 1960s until 1985 took thousands of surreptitious pictures of women in his hometown of Kyjov in the Czech Republic, using homemade cameras constructed of cardboard tubes, tin cans and other at-hand materials.

artwork: Miroslav Tichy with his famous homemade camera.

Miroslav Tichy homemade cameras often using tin cans and cardboard.

DIY photography of Miroslav Tichý

This is Miroslav Tichy, a Czech photographer: This is one of Tichy's homemade cameras, fashioned from cardboard tubing, string,

Miroslav Tichý by Roman Buxbaum   "Miroslav Tichý was a photographer who from the 1960s until 1985 took thousands of surreptitious pictures of women in his hometown of Kyjov in the Czech Republic, using homemade cameras constructed of cardboard tubes, tin cans and other at-hand materials"

Miroslav Tichý by Roman Buxbaum “Miroslav Tichý was a photographer who from the until 1985 took thousands of surreptitious pictures of women in his hometown of Kyjov in the Czech Republic, using.

Miroslav Tichý made a camera from tin cans, cardboard and rubber bands - the results were unusual

Miroslav Tichý made a camera from tin cans, cardboard and rubber bands - the results were unusual

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