John Kobal

Breakfast Dish

Background History

The photo shown was taken by John Kobal and named "Breakfast Dish". Something that John was actually trying to capture in this picture was her hairstyle. It was said to inspire many others and was named the most popular hairstyle of all time. This picture show the glitz, glam and fantasy of Hollywood. As you can tell she is holding a cigarette holder which portrayed her role as the charming golddigger Holly in "Breakfast at Tiffany's". The photo was actually taken on set of the famous movie. Audrey Hepburn was known all over the world because of the movie and that is part of the reason why this photograph is so famous, and is actually considered one of the most recognizable photos of the 20th century.

Breakfast Dish

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Opinion

I absolutely love the photo because it captures her emotions. You can tell that she is excited for what is yet to come and deeply thinking about her new love. At the same time though she looks mischievous like she's planning how to reel in the rich guys since she plays the part of a golddigger. The props and the way the picture was set up just draws you into the picture. Also the lighting is great on her face coming in from the side and the black and white contrast is amazing as well. This era is one that i really love and this photo makes me want to go out and watch "Breakfast at Tiffany's". There is nothing that I could do to make this picture better...I think he did a great job at taking this and capturing the scene.

Inspiring Quotes by Audrey Hepburn

"For beautiful eyes look for the good in others; For beautiful lips speak only words of kindness; And for poise walk with the knowledge and you are never alone".

"The beauty of a woman is not in a facial mode but true beauty of a woman is reflected in her soul."

"Nothing is impossible, the world itself says I'm possible!".

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