1956 and 1961, receiving a degree in engineering in 1961. He josef koudelka exiles pdf his first photographic exhibition the same year. In 1967, he decided to give up his career in engineering for full-time work as a photographer. Soviet invasion, in August 1968.
Magazine under the initials P. Koudelka’s pictures of the events became dramatic international symbols. In 1971 he joined Magnum Photos. He continued to wander around Europe with his camera and little else. In 1987, Koudelka became a French citizen, and was able to return to Czechoslovakia for the first time, in 1990.