“At the end of 1969 Korda went to sea. For approximately 10 years he photographed almost everything possible in the depths of the Cuban seas and there he found a new source of creative stimulation. The sea was for him a retreat. In it he regained his calm and was still useful. He also managed to keep fit, at the height of his fifties…”

(Cristina Vives, from the Korda Known Unknown catalog, La Fábrica, Spain, 2008)