Yousuf Karsh, CC was an Armenian-Canadian photographer, and one of the most famous and accomplished portrait photographers of all time. Yousuf Karsh was born in Mardin, a city in the eastern Ottoman Empire. He grew up during the Armenian Genocide where he wrote, "I saw relatives massacred; my sister died of starvation as we were driven from village to village." At the age of 16, his parents sent Yousuf to live with his uncle George Nakash, a photographer in Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada. Learn about the photography equipment Yousuf Karsh used to capture his iconic portraits and check out his work and interviews.