Books of photographs:
"Naked City" (1945); "Weegee's People" (1946); "Naked Hollywood" (1953), featuring distorted photos; posthumous collections "Weegee's New York: Photographs 1935-1960" (1982) and "Weegee" (c.1986).
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I sort of circle around the scene not showing a lot of blood, I take corpses from an angle that makes 'em look comfortable. (from a 1968 interview in the New York Times)
When he was 24, he got a job at Acme News Pictures (now United Press International). He took the late-night photo assignments nobody else wanted. He was the first ordinary citizen in New York City to have a shortwave police radio. He sometimes arrived at murder scenes before the police. He estimated that he shot about 5,000 murder scenes during his career. He sometimes took pictures of the ...