1978 Photo Contest, General News, 2nd prize

Yuri Belinsky


20 November, 1976

The legendary Russian clown Karandash (Mikhail Rumyantsev) takes a walk with his dogs in Leningrad's Summer Gardens. Yuri Belinsky made this photo during Karandash's Leningrad tour, a few weeks before his 75th birthday. After failing to photograph Karandash properly during his performances in the circus arena - the clown constantly tried to limit his time and possibilities - Karandash did agree to do a photo shoot in the Summer Gardens with his dogs.

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Yuri Belinsky

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