Consider especially: “It was not enough that photographers be ‘mere witnesses’…..” What does he advocate? What do you think?
Look up Frank’s The Americans as a “masterpiece for its stark realism and empathetic vision.”
What does he say about editing photo books? Do you agree? Consider your process of making books…..
Look up Koudelka’s Gypsies for inspiration. https://www.magnumphotos.com/events/event/josef-koudelka-gypsies/
How did he get his start in publishing?
Look up some of the other photographers he worked with: Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Doisneau, Robert Capa, Inge Morath Brassai, William Klein.
Read the last 2 paragraphs and consider how it relates to your work in photography.